UIC Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 4.0% of the student population at UIC. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit UIC Disability Services.
UIC for the Military
While not a "service academy", UIC does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit UIC Veteran Services . For more information, check out our UIC for Veterans Guide.
UIC offers On-Campus Day Care
For students with young families, UIC does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at University of Illinois at Chicago
UIC offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at University of Illinois at Chicago
UIC has a comparatively very large, student body. There were 20,783 undergraduates in 2019. Full-time attendance was 19,254 (92.6%). Part-time attendance was 1,529 (7.4%).
University of Illinois at Chicago is Ranked #262 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, UIC receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank UIC #262 out of 3,514.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
University of Illinois at Chicago Competes in the NCAA
UIC has a total of 401 student athletes, 216 men and 185 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to University of Illinois at Chicago Athletics