University of Illinois at Chicago

Top 150 U.S. News & World Report National Ranking

Top 150 nationally ranked university in the United States by U.S. News & World Report

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The University of Illinois at Chicago campus is in the Near West Side community area, adjacent to the Chicago Loop and is the largest university in the Chicago area, having more than 33,000 students enrolled in 16 colleges.

In the 2019 U.S. News & World Report's ranking of colleges and universities, the University of Illinois at Chicago ranked as the 129th best national university and the 61st best national public university. In 2016–17, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings placed UIC 63rd in the U.S. and 200th in the world. 


Co-op and internship

Internship and Co-ops available for international students in all majors.

Engineering Department; students who qualify may earn guaranteed internship.


Accommodation on and off campus is available for international students.


Merit based scholarships are available for international students.

Post-study work visa

Post study work is available for international students.

English on Сampus

On campus jobs are available for international students.


Art, Design & Media
  • Acting
  • Architecture
  • Art
  • Art History
  • Business Jazz Studies
  • Business Performance
  • Design Production & Technology
  • Graphic Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Interdisciplinary Education in the Arts
  • Moving Image
  • Music
  • New Media Arts
  • Performance
  • Photography
  • Studio Arts
  • Theatre
Business & Management
  • Accounting
  • Business Data Analytics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information and Decision Science
  • Innovation & Product Management
  • Leadership & Managerial Skills
  • Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Managerial Logistics
  • Marketing
  • Marketing Research
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Promotions & Communications
  • Sales Leadership
  • Strategic Management
Engineering & Technology
  • Bioengineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Systems
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering Physics
  • Human Centered Computing
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Software Engineering
Law, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • African American Studies
  • American Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Behavioral Health
  • British & Anglophone Literature
  • Central and Eastern European Studies
  • Classical Studies
  • Communication
  • Creative Writing; Media
  • Criminology Law and JusticeEnglish
  • French and Francophone Studies
  • Gender and Women’s Studies
  • Germanic Studies
  • Germanic Studies with a Business Minor
  • Health and Science
  • Hispanic Linguistics
  • Hispanic Literatures and Cultural Studies
  • Hispanic Studies
  • History
  • Human Development & Learning
  • Integrated Health Studies
  • Latin American and Latino Studies
  • Law & Courts
  • Polish Russian and Central and Eastern European Studies
  • Polish Studies; Russian Studies
  • Political Science
  • Professional Writing
  • Psychology
  • Rhetorical & Cultural Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Urban Education: Elementary Education
  • Urban Politics
Pharmacy, Health and Life Sciences
  • Disability & Human Development
  • Exercise
  • Kinesiology
  • Movement Science
  • Science & Health Promotion

Tuition & Cost

The costs listed below are an estimate based on what most students pay. The final price for tuition, housing and other expenses will vary based on program, English level, housing selection and other factors. For more exact pricing, please contact our advisors.
For Bachelors:
$ 48,000 Average cost per year
$ 31,000Tuition
$ 11,000Housing
$ 6,000Other

Merit based scholarships are available for international students.

Required Documents

Below are the minimum documents required for our admissions team to conduct a review of your application to this institution. Additional documents may be required for specific programs or for the institution to issue you an unconditional letter of admission. Please contact an advisor for more information.

Passport Copy

English Test Result

School Transcript

Submission Deadlines

For Bachelors:
Spring 2021
Application Deadline:December 11, 2020
Program Start:January 16, 2021
Summer 2021
Application Deadline:April 15, 2021
Program Start:May 17, 2021
Autumn 2021
Application Deadline:July 15, 2021
Program Start:August 23, 2021
Spring 2022
Application Deadline:December 01, 2021
Program Start:January 10, 2022
Summer 2022
Application Deadline:April 01, 2022
Program Start:May 16, 2022