UIC was formed in 1982 by the consolidation of two U. of I. campuses: the Medical Center campus, which dates back to the 19th century and the comprehensive Chicago Circle campus which replaced, in 1965, the two-year undergraduate Navy Pier campus that opened in 1946 to educate returning veterans.
University of Illinois at Chicago is Chicago’s largest university and one of the nation’s top 200 research universities. Here you will learn from faculty who make the discoveries that other universities’ faculty teach. With one faculty member for every 17 students, you will receive the support and encouragement you need to succeed.
University of Illinois Chicago
1200 West Harrison Street
Chicago, IL, 60607
With 15 colleges and dozens of programs of study, you can explore your potential in life sciences, physical sciences, social sciences, arts, business, technology and more. Outside the classroom, there are plenty of activities to indulge your interests and to help you connect with classmates.
UIC is among the top five most diverse campuses in the nation and a national leader among urban, public higher education institutions in providing access to underrepresented students. UIC is focused on eliminating disparities in health, education and economic opportunity. Community engagement is a centerpiece of UIC’s urban mission. Faculty, students and staff in every college work with neighborhood, foundation and government partners on a wide range of projects to improve the quality of life in metropolitan areas around the world.