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AboutUniversity of Illinois at Chicago is a vital part of the educational, technological and cultural fabric of the region. It was formed in 1982. As Chicago’s only public research university, UIC provides the students access to excellence and opportunity. The university is proud to be recognized as having one of the most ethnically and culturally rich college campuses in America. The welcoming environment and diverse student body engender deeper learning and provide new perspectives on life. UIC is focused on eliminating disparities in health, education and economic opportunity.
The university features 15 academic colleges, 83 bachelors’, 93 masters and 64 doctoral degree programs. Students can explore their potential in life sciences, physical sciences, social sciences, arts, business, technology and more. UIC is committed to increasing access to education, employment, programs and services for all and maintaining a barrier-free environment for individuals with disabilities. Students will learn from faculty who make the discoveries those other universities’ faculty teach. UIC is among the top five most diverse campuses in the nation. The east side of university campus is home to most undergraduate classes, student housing, the UIC Pavilion, recreation facilities and Student Center East. The west side of campus includes the health sciences colleges and medical center, recreation facilities and Student Center West. Visit Website