The University of Illinois at Chicago

  • Top 20

    In Diversity

    Chicago’s largest and
    most diverse University
    — U.S. News & World Report

  • 33,000+


    More than one-third of undergraduates are
    first-generation students.

  • Top 10

    Best Value

    Illinois’ only University ranked ‘Best Value’ in the nation (#8)
    — Wall Street Journal

The Best of Our Campus

Stay connected to UIC. While campus may be quiet, our important work continues. Explore the beauty of campus and beyond.

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

I feel very lucky to have found a teaching position, especially during this time. I am actually teaching at my old high school!

Edith Mendez | '20, BFAAE

Alumni Shoutout

I think about UIC all the time. It was a really important time in my life in terms of thinking of myself as an artist.

Jim Duignan | '91, Fine and Studio Arts

Chicago's Public Research University

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), in the heart of the city, provides an affordable and excellent education. Our world-class research benefits individuals and society. Sixteen colleges offer degrees that are valued by employers and will improve our world.

UIC includes a leading health sciences system.

Inclusive Community

UIC is one of the nation’s most ethnically and culturally rich college campuses in America.  Our welcoming environment and diverse student body deepen understanding and intellectual achievement.

Hundreds of on-campus organizations add to student engagement and student success.

Online and In Person Learning Resources

Preparing students for success in their careers and in life is our constant mission. Whether taking classes in person or online, we are committed to providing every resource necessary to UIC students.

Read student and faculty online learning stories, find virtual resources, and discover on-campus services.