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University of Illinois at Chicago - UIC - ACT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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UIC, University of Illinois at Chicago

UIC, University of Illinois at Chicago

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University of Illinois at Chicago Description:

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is a public university located on three urban campuses in Chicago. UIC ranks well among the nation's research universities. The university is perhaps best known for its medical school, but it also has much to offer undergraduates including a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa for its strengths in the liberal arts and sciences. In athletics, the UIC Flames compete in the NCAA Division I Horizon League. The soccer and baseball teams have met with a lot of success in recent years.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 27,875 (16,678 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 49% Male / 51% Female
  • 92% Full-time

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $13,122 (in-state); $25,512 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,400 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,399
  • Other Expenses: $3,706
  • Total Cost: $28,627 (in-state); $41,017 (out-of-state)

University of Illinois at Chicago Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 83%
  • University of Illinois at Chicago Scholarships (Cappex.com)
  • Percentage of new Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 66%
    • Loans: 50%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $12,581
    • Loans: $6,052

Most Popular Majors:

Accounting, Biology, Criminal Justice, Finance, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Management, Marketing, Nursing, Political Science, Psychology

Graduation, Retention and Transfer Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 78%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 31%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 58%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

University of Illinois at Chicago Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.uic.edu/uic/about/scope.shtml

"UIC provides the broadest access to the highest levels of intellectual excellence.

UIC's mission is:

  • To create knowledge that transforms our views of the world and, through sharing and application, transforms the world.
  • To provide a wide range of students with the educational opportunity only a leading research university can offer.
  • To address the challenges and opportunities facing not only Chicago but all Great Cities of the 21st century, as expressed by our Great Cities Commitment.
  • To foster scholarship and practices that reflect and respond to the increasing diversity of the U.S. in a rapidly globalizing world.
  • To train professionals in a wide range of public service disciplines, serving Illinois as the principal educator of health science professionals and as a major healthcare provider to underserved communities."

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