The University of Illinois Chicago
Located in the heart of Chicago, UIC is the city’s only public research university. Its 16 academic colleges serve more than 33,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. UIC is recognized as one of the most ethnically rich and culturally diverse campuses in the nation, a leader in providing access to underrepresented students. With seven health sciences colleges, UIC is the state’s principal educator of health professionals and a major healthcare provider to underserved communities. UIC students become professionals in fields ranging from law and business to engineering to education, liberal arts and sciences, urban planning, and social work, as well as architecture, design and the arts. UIC is an integral part of the educational, technological, and cultural fabric of one of the world’s greatest cities. The campus is designated a Minority, Hispanic, and Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. The university is a five-time recipient of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from INSIGHT into Diversity magazine. UIC is ranked 22nd among the 340 U.S. public universities and a top 10 best value university, according to the 2021 Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education rankings.