Center for the Advancement of Distance Education
skip navigation
Who We Are What We Do Contact Us  
Facilities

University of Illinois at Chicago and the Illinois Medical District

University of Illinois at Chicago

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is the largest institution of higher learning in the Chicago area and one of the top seventy Research 1 universities in the United States. The UIC campus comprises more than seventy buildings on approximately 187 acres. UIC has 25,000 students, 12,000 faculty and staff, and 15 colleges. UIC is recognized nationally and internationally for its research strength and its first-rate student education. UIC offers 88 bachelor's, 86 master's and 58 doctoral degree programs.

Illinois Medical District

CADE is located at the eastern edge of the Illinois Medical District, the world's largest concentration of advanced public and private health care facilities. The District includes 560 acres of medical research facilities, labs, biotech business incubator, raw development area, universities, and over 40 healthcare related facilities. The IMD generates approximately $220 million in research annually and is the nation's largest urban medical district . It holds the nations' largest college of medicine (UIC's College of Medicine) and is the State of Illinois' largest biotechnology/medical complex.