Rank: 96

University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, ILwww.uic.edu
Median SAT/ACT
1120/25
Enrollment
18,459
With more than 29,000 students, this public research institution is the largest school in the Windy City. Its campus has more than 100 buildings spread across some 240 acres. UIC also boasts a truly diverse student body; more than a third of its students speak English as a second language.Graduates of UIC can join the University of Illinois Alumni Association,...
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costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$31,200
% of students who get any grants
65%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$12,400
Average price for low-income students
$9,600
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
81%
% of need met
60%
% of students who get merit* grants
3%
Average merit grant
$5,100
student success
Graduation rate
60%
Average time to a degree
4.5 years
Average student debt
$15,000
Average salary within 5 years
$52,100
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
N/A
admissions
Acceptance rate
77%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1120/25
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
key deadlines
Early decision application
N/A
Regular application
15-Jan

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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UIC has many resources that students can take advantage of. Although UIC is a commuter type of school, the diversity and events that are held on campus makes up for it. These events empower students with motivation and reassurance that UIC is not like any other city college. The facilities...
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Academics are very difficult at UIC and professors take courses very seriously, as they should. There are a wide variety of courses available, however, engineering students are discouraged from deviating from their engineering/pre-professional plans by way of taking extra classes outside of their disciplines. Teaching methods are by and large...
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The academics at UIC are competitive and cutting-edge, which is unlike what I felt about the school before I started. There is a wide range of extracurricular activities and student organizations available, and I believe that the time I spend in my organizations is very rewarding and helps me to...
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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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