University of Illinois 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

Best of our campus

While visiting Chicago is the best way to fully appreciate all that UIC offers, we invite you to explore the beauty of campus and beyond through pictures.

Student Spotlight

At UIC, they always said to expect the unexpected…there are a lot of moving pieces in sports…those situations taught me to take it slow, prepare yourself.”

Jeremiah Paprocki | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences | New announcer for the Chicago Cubs

Faculty Spotlight

Researchers at UIC are working on an AI system to protect US Navy divers, thanks to a two-year, $725,000 grant award.”

Isabel Cruz and Samuel Dorevitch | College of Engineering | School of Public Health

Chicago's Public Research University

The University of Illinois 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.