University of Illinois at Chicago

University of Illinois at Chicago

Located in the heart of one of the world’s greatest cities, the University of Illinois at Chicago is a major research university dedicated to providing a world-class education for all of its students. As a university of national and international stature, UIC is committed to creating and disseminating new knowledge through its innovative curriculum.

As the largest university in the Chicago area, UIC has over 25,000 students, 15 colleges, and research expenditures exceeding $300 million. Additionally, UIC is among the nation’s most diverse universities — a trait that the University of Illinois at Chicago is extremely proud of, and considers to be one of its greatest strengths.

UIC is one of the country’s top research universities, being designated by the Carnegie Foundation as 1 of only 96 "Very High" Research universities and placing among the top 50 federally funded research institutions nationally.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is one of the few universities in the country to house each of the 6 medical disciplines on campus, including America’s largest medical school, one of the country’s premier Nursing Colleges, and highly acclaimed Colleges of Dentistry, Pharmacy, Applied Health and Public Health. In addition, UIC’s esteemed College of Business offers top-ranked programs in accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, information and decision sciences, management and marketing.

Quality Education Online

UIC Online courses are created by both faculty and instructional designers who work together to create a quality learning environment.

As an online student, you have access to the many benefits the University of Illinois at Chicago offers including: information-rich course content, personalized attention, access to online educational resources and a network of faculty, staff and other students who take pride in education. UIC Online provides the ideal combination of flexibility and real-world application that today’s professionals demand.

UIC Online offers personalized attention through faculty and student interaction, student and technical support and opportunities to discuss program materials with fellow students and e-learners. Additionally, online students in credit programs and courses have access to the same resources as other University of Illinois students, including research assistance, electronic journal subscriptions, government documents and more. As a member of the UIC learning community, you will receive the same quality of education as students in the traditional classroom setting.


University of Illinois at Chicago is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA-HLC), The Higher Learning Commission.