The University of Illinois at Chicago is ranked as one of the top 200 research institutions in the world. Located minutes from downtown Chicago, students enjoy a first-rate education and the cultural, career and social opportunities only afforded a world class city.
The largest university in the area and one of the most diverse in the nation, UIC is the academic home to 27,000 students and 15 colleges. UIC's hallmark is its Great Cities Commitment through which UIC faculty, staff and students engage in hundreds of programs with community, corporate, government and civic partners. UIC operates the state's major public medical center and serves as a principal educator of Illinois' physicians, dentists, pharmacists, nurses and other healthcare professionals.