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Colleges / University of Illinois Chicago

University of Illinois Chicago

Chicago, IL 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate79%

About UIC

University of Illinois at Chicago is a public, state university in the city of Chicago, Illinois. UIC was founded in 1946. The university currently enrolls around 33,747 students a year, including 21,807 undergrads.

UIC Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into UIC. UIC admitted 79% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 23,562 applications received in 2022, 18,541 students were offered admission.

University of Illinois at Chicago Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 79%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 28.89%

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College Info

1200 West Harrison Street Chicago, IL 60607

Campus Setting: Urban

UIC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Apr 3

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UIC is Feb 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UIC is Apr 3.

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UIC SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1120 - 1320


Math SAT Range

550 - 680


Reading SAT Range

560 - 660

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Student Life

Wondering what life at UIC is like? There are approximately 33,747 students enrolled at UIC, including 21,807 undergraduate students and 11,940 graduate students. 90% percent of students attend school full-time, 96% percent are from IL and 4% percent of students are from other states.


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