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Engineering at University of Illinois at Chicago

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, and more. In addition, we cover how UIC ranks in comparison to other schools with engineering programs.

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Engineering Degrees Available at UIC

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Master’s Degree in Engineering
  • Doctorate Degree in Engineering

UIC Engineering Rankings

The bachelor's program at UIC was ranked #101 on College Factual's Best Schools for engineering list. It is also ranked #4 in Illinois.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Colleges for Engineering 66
Best Engineering Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 67
Best Colleges for Engineering 101

Popularity of Engineering at UIC

During the 2017-2018 academic year, University of Illinois at Chicago handed out 532 bachelor's degrees in engineering. Due to this, the school was ranked #66 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 7% over the previous year when 498 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 420 students received their master’s degree in engineering from UIC. This makes it the #32 most popular school for engineering master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 50 students received their doctoral degrees in engineering in 2018, making the school the #73 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Engineering Student Diversity at UIC

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the engineering majors at University of Illinois at Chicago.

UIC Engineering Bachelor’s Program

Of the 532 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Engineering from UIC in 2017-2018, 78% were men and 22% were women.

UIC Gender Breakdown of Engineering Bachelor's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago with a bachelor's in engineering.

Ethnic Diversity of Engineering Majors at University of Illinois at Chicago
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 120
Black or African American 21
Hispanic or Latino 112
White 229
Non-Resident Aliens 32
Other Races 18

UIC Engineering Master’s Program

Of the 420 students who graduated with a Master’s in engineering from UIC in 2018, 78% were men and 22% were women.

UIC Gender Breakdown of Engineering Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago with a master's in engineering.

Ethnic Diversity of Engineering Majors at University of Illinois at Chicago
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 19
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 15
White 56
Non-Resident Aliens 318
Other Races 6

Areas of Concentration for Engineering

Engineering students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 256
Electrical Engineering 204
Civil Engineering 127
Biomedical Engineering 122
Chemical Engineering 101
Industrial Engineering 95
Computer Engineering 50
General Engineering 19
Other Engineering 18
Materials Engineering 9
Engineering Physics 1

Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 644
Computer & Information Sciences 418
Physical Sciences 140
Architecture & Related Services 121
Mathematics & Statistics 74

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