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UIC Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
What does the UIC student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the facts so we crunched the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and location diversity of college campuses accross the country. See how University of Illinois at Chicago fared in our <nil> diversity report.

UIC Student Population

33,518 Total Students
20,023 Undergraduates
8,032 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend University of Illinois at Chicago?

UIC total enrollment is approximately 33,518 students. 20,023 are undergraduates and 8,032 are graduate students.

UIC Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time UIC undergraduate population is made up of 53% women, and 47% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

UIC Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 6,916
White 4,951
Asian 4,267
Black or African American 1,510
International 1,493
Multi-Ethnic 595
Unknown 278
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 7

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

UIC Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 57% of full-time grad students are women, and 43% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

UIC Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 3,224
International 1,637
Asian 1,089
Hispanic 955
Black or African American 587
Unknown 305
Multi-Ethnic 218
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 5

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

56% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
High Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

UIC Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 10,487
Hispanic 9,014
Asian 6,042
International 3,483
Black or African American 2,708
Multi-Ethnic 934
Unknown 815
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 13

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

University of Illinois at Chicago Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 5,737
Black or African American 2,470
Asian 1,797
Multi-Ethnic 132
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 7
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at UIC.

UIC Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 18,360 female students and 15,158 male students at UIC.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of UIC is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  76.22 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about UIC faculty.

There are approximately 7,838 female teachers and 4,826 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

4.48% Out of State
2.75% Out of the Country

UIC ranks 1,187 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

4.48% of UIC students come from out of state, and 2.75% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  45 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 32 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Illinois 3,056
Michigan 13
Wisconsin 12
Indiana 12
California 9

International Students at UIC

Students from 98 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from India, China, and Iran.

Learn more about international students at UIC.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
44.96% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  79.44 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At UIC, 44.96% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 6,967
22-24 6,876
18-19 6,764
25-29 5,320
35 and over 2,184
30-34 2,144
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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