University of Illinois Chicago

  • 8th

    in Social Mobility

    among public and private universities —The Wall Street Journal

  • 34,000


    Our largest-ever freshmen class and nearly half are first-generation students

  • Top 50

    most innovative

    – U.S. News & World Report

A memorable day

UIC awarded more than 6,000 degrees this spring, and graduates beamed as they marked their achievement at UIC’s 2024 commencements.

Inspiring Grad

I liked the idea of being a civil engineer, giving back to the world and blurring those lines between the natural and built environment.”

Haley Dahl | '24, College of Engineering