University of Illinois Chicago

Chicago, IL

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 22,011
Graduate Enrollment: 11,920
Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander institution
Hispanic focused instituion
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential // full-time, selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 78.8%

Male/Female: 47% / 53% (2017)

First generation college students: 44.4% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 2.5% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.3% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,212
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1080 - 1310

2022 Median Admit ACT: 27
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 23 - 31

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 81.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 64.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 51.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 41.0% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 24.7%
Black: 7.5%
Hispanic: 35.5%
Asian: 21.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.0%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
2+ races: 3.0%
Non-resident alien: 6.7%
Unknown race: 1.6%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $24,382
In-State tuition: $14,126
Out-of-State tuition: $28,476

Estimated books and supplies: $1,400 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $12,250 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $3,400 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $12,250 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $3,400 (2022)

Average Family Income: $51,359 (2017)
Median Family Income: $33,726 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 48.6%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 29.2%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $16,704 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $177 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $8,739
$30k-48k $9,963
$48k-75k $12,080
$75k-110k $17,399
$110k+ $21,832

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 36%
6-year graduation rate: 62%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 94.2% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $16,704 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $6,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $13,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $13,129 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 72.5% (2015)
@3 year 76.4% (2017)
@5 year 78.9% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 60.4% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 63.9% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $43,373 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $60,411 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Information Science/Studies. 99 $14,538 $150 $52,989 ($4,416) $74,356 ($6,196)
Bachelor's Degree Chemical Engineering. 60 $23,875 $239 $56,581 ($4,715) $77,771 ($6,481)
Master's Degree Chemical Engineering. 19
Doctoral Degree Chemical Engineering. 5
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 70 $24,382 $233 $65,775 ($5,481) $75,853 ($6,321)
Master's Degree Civil Engineering. 58 $359 $74,743 ($6,229)
Doctoral Degree Civil Engineering. 12
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 36 $22,000 $204 $68,020 ($5,668) $75,299 ($6,275)
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 97 $23,500 $224 $67,608 ($5,634) $86,262 ($7,189)
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 115
Doctoral Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 16
Bachelor's Degree Engineering Physics. 3
Master's Degree Materials Engineering 4
Doctoral Degree Materials Engineering 1
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 161 $21,500 $214 $65,656 ($5,471) $77,381 ($6,448)
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 82
Doctoral Degree Mechanical Engineering. 12
Bachelor's Degree Industrial Engineering. 26 $22,247 $216 $70,503 ($5,875) $74,149 ($6,179)
Master's Degree Industrial Engineering. 72
Doctoral Degree Industrial Engineering. 4
Master's Degree Engineering, Other. 24
Bachelor's Degree Engineering-Related Fields. 1
Master's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 12
Doctoral Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 2
Doctoral Degree Pharmacology and Toxicology. 5
Master's Degree Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology. 3
Doctoral Degree Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology. 1
Master's Degree Biotechnology. 34
Bachelor's Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 63 $17,562 $166 $24,044 ($2,004) $55,298 ($4,608)
Doctoral Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 8
Doctoral Degree Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. 2
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 19 $52,957 ($4,413)
Master's Degree Mathematics. 17
Doctoral Degree Mathematics. 23
Bachelor's Degree Statistics. 27 $22,945 $228 $37,769 ($3,147)
Master's Degree Statistics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics and Computer Science. 41 $19,750 $192 $41,843 ($3,487) $76,366 ($6,364)
Master's Degree Museology/Museum Studies. 17 $62,027 ($5,169)
Bachelor's Degree Classical and Ancient Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 165 $16,750 $159 $26,457 ($2,205) $53,754 ($4,480)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 8
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 10
Master's Degree Philosophy. 7
Doctoral Degree Philosophy. 5
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 24 $20,474 $217 $36,673 ($3,056) $47,660 ($3,972)
Master's Degree Chemistry. 9
Doctoral Degree Chemistry. 23
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 113 $19,002 $186 $36,920 ($3,077) $63,369 ($5,281)
Master's Degree Economics. 10
Doctoral Degree Economics. 8
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 99 $21,761 $197 $32,849 ($2,737) $48,704 ($4,059)
Master's Degree Political Science and Government. 2
Doctoral Degree Political Science and Government. 1
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 91 $19,315 $186 $31,299 ($2,608) $44,185 ($3,682)
Master's Degree Sociology. 15
Doctoral Degree Sociology. 8
Bachelor's Degree Urban Studies/Affairs. 29 $19,916 $191 $35,539 ($2,962)
Doctoral Degree Urban Studies/Affairs. 4
Bachelor's Degree Visual and Performing Arts, General. 8
Master's Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 2
Doctoral Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 19
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 56 $25,750 $243 $34,604 ($2,884) $42,578 ($3,548)
Master's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 15
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 35 $21,238 $216 $14,476 ($1,206) $21,798 ($1,817)
Master's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 2
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 32 $26,000 $268 $21,963 ($1,830) $37,721 ($3,143)
Master's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 12
Doctoral Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 3
Bachelor's Degree Music. 11
Bachelor's Degree Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management. 6
First Professional Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 62 $1,211 $66,016 ($5,501) $78,955 ($6,580)
Master's Degree Medical Illustration and Informatics. 23 $64,007 ($5,334) $57,912 ($4,826)
Bachelor's Degree Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 20 $36,015 ($3,001) $59,511 ($4,959)
Master's Degree Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 28 $791 $52,913 ($4,409) $56,642 ($4,720)
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 245 $20,500 $159 $68,904 ($5,742) $74,072 ($6,173)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 88 $1,115 $75,710 ($6,309) $107,978 ($8,998)
Doctoral Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 7 $125,403 ($10,450)
First Professional Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 106 $996 $101,572 ($8,464)
Master's Degree Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. 7
Doctoral Degree Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. 3
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 39 $20,832 $221 $57,062 ($4,755)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 194 $591 $81,856 ($6,821) $109,166 ($9,097)
Doctoral Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 2
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 174 $18,750 $191 $60,499 ($5,042) $67,984 ($5,665)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 40 $336 $65,437 ($5,453) $83,494 ($6,958)
Bachelor's Degree Architecture. 50 $23,840 $245 $38,248 ($3,187) $54,262 ($4,522)
Master's Degree Architecture. 19 $68,053 ($5,671)
Master's Degree City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning. 69 $383 $57,420 ($4,785) $63,667 ($5,306)
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 16 $35,196 ($2,933)
Master's Degree Area Studies. 6
Doctoral Degree Area Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 34 $19,448 $175 $30,881 ($2,573) $35,261 ($2,938)
Master's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 2
Doctoral Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 3
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 88 $20,750 $204 $34,321 ($2,860) $49,569 ($4,131)
Master's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 2
Doctoral Degree Communication and Media Studies. 4
Doctoral Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 12
Bachelor's Degree Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 5
Master's Degree Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1
Doctoral Degree Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 35 $17,559 $186 $26,676 ($2,223) $49,578 ($4,132)
Master's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 9
Doctoral Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 40 $17,500 $172 $28,458 ($2,372)
Master's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 15 $51,505 ($4,292) $59,948 ($4,996)
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 90 $18,750 $186 $28,503 ($2,375) $42,679 ($3,557)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 8
Doctoral Degree English Language and Literature, General. 5
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 448 $18,000 $170 $23,263 ($1,939) $52,151 ($4,346)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 2
Doctoral Degree Biology, General. 15
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 58 $15,000 $156 $31,528 ($2,627) $53,560 ($4,463)
Doctoral Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 2
Doctoral Degree Microbiological Sciences and Immunology. 2
Master's Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 2
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 25 $27,000 $228 $36,977 ($3,081)
Doctoral Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 1
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 12
Master's Degree Physics. 4
Doctoral Degree Physics. 7
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 441 $17,500 $169 $31,454 ($2,621) $47,000 ($3,917)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 13
Doctoral Degree Psychology, General. 14 $70,960 ($5,913) $99,400 ($8,283)
Doctoral Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 8
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 204 $15,875 $159 $33,212 ($2,768) $49,977 ($4,165)
Master's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 7
Doctoral Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 4
Master's Degree Public Administration. 90 $466 $58,828 ($4,902) $68,217 ($5,685)
Doctoral Degree Public Administration. 4
Bachelor's Degree Public Policy Analysis. 9 $17,000 $151
Master's Degree Social Work. 252 $408 $47,331 ($3,944) $55,341 ($4,612)
Doctoral Degree Social Work. 3
Graduate/Professional Certificate Social Work. 9 $55,701 ($4,642)
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 20 $24,348 $228 $20,873 ($1,739) $38,139 ($3,178)
Master's Degree Anthropology. 4
Doctoral Degree Anthropology. 4
Bachelor's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 73 $21,500 $207 $24,873 ($2,073)
First Professional Degree Dentistry. 101 $3,685 $111,154 ($9,263)
Master's Degree Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences. 28 $202,247 ($16,854) $193,881 ($16,157)
Doctoral Degree Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences. 27 $186,839 ($15,570)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 41 $20,000 $206 $40,324 ($3,360) $60,570 ($5,048)
Master's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 93 $592 $90,877 ($7,573) $107,954 ($8,996)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Health and Medical Administrative Services. 20 $66,004 ($5,500)
Master's Degree Health/Medical Preparatory Programs. 12
First Professional Degree Medicine. 298 $2,996 $61,456 ($5,121) $91,356 ($7,613)
Master's Degree Medical Clinical Sciences/Graduate Medical Studies. 4
Doctoral Degree History. 4
First Professional Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 187 $1,680 $91,548 ($7,629) $132,125 ($11,010)
Bachelor's Degree Public Health. 38 $22,987 $217 $36,132 ($3,011) $46,816 ($3,901)
Master's Degree Public Health. 213 $520 $61,360 ($5,113) $78,867 ($6,572)
Doctoral Degree Public Health. 30 $553
Bachelor's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 60 $16,666 $148 $30,336 ($2,528)
Master's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 55 $728 $63,319 ($5,277) $70,695 ($5,891)
Doctoral Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 1
Bachelor's Degree Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 7
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 221 $17,625 $159 $51,413 ($4,284) $64,683 ($5,390)
Master's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 11
Bachelor's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 92 $17,750 $162 $42,129 ($3,511) $53,738 ($4,478)
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 102 $82,562 ($6,880)
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 163 $18,750 $184 $40,913 ($3,409) $60,779 ($5,065)
Master's Degree Marketing. 11
Bachelor's Degree History. 30 $19,500 $201 $24,075 ($2,006) $43,463 ($3,622)
Master's Degree History. 5
Master's Degree Computer Systems Analysis. 89
Doctoral Degree Computer Systems Analysis. 3
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 205 $19,087 $185 $77,311 ($6,443) $98,768 ($8,231)
Master's Degree Computer Science. 211 $88,769 ($7,397)
Doctoral Degree Computer Science. 14
Doctoral Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 7
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 28 $58,162 ($4,847) $63,830 ($5,319)
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 10
Master's Degree Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research. 23 $68,789 ($5,732)
Doctoral Degree Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research. 2
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 43 $329 $67,338 ($5,612) $64,986 ($5,416)
Doctoral Degree Special Education and Teaching. 2
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 42 $16,750 $159 $51,308 ($4,276) $52,881 ($4,407)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 12
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 51 $17,125 $164 $43,812 ($3,651) $56,110 ($4,676)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 40 $364 $59,086 ($4,924)
Doctoral Degree Education, Other. 4
Master's Degree Engineering, General. 18
Bachelor's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 65 $22,500 $225 $49,608 ($4,134) $78,717 ($6,560)
Master's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 36


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $114,183
Full time faculty: 71%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 19.0

School's endowment start of year: $380,290,620 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $567,960,582 (2022)