At UIC, you will be living and studying in the heart of Chicago, the third-largest city in the U.S., famous for its culture, international cuisine and professional opportunities. UIC is a vital part of the educational, technological and cultural fabric of the region.
As Chicago’s only public research university with 33,000+ students, more than 200 companies recruiting on campus each semester and $327M in total research and development expenditures (National Science Foundation, FY17), UIC is dedicated to providing the broadest access to the highest levels of intellectual excellence and opportunity. Join the 3,500+ international students at one of the most ethnically and culturally rich college communities in America. Our welcoming environment and diverse student body stimulate deeper learning and provide new perspectives on life as well as a sense of belonging. UIC will inspire you, challenge you, teach you and make you even more curious to learn.
UIC is located minutes away from Chicago Downtown area and nestled safely between Chicago’s Chinatown, Little Italy and Greektown neighborhoods. UIC students will have the opportunity to explore both cultural and educational attractions both near campus and across the city.
UIC students have no shortage of options on how to spend their leisure time. The university boasts:
UIC Global provides our students with additional academic support, instruction and cultural experiences to ensure a successful transition during their first few semesters on campus. As an international student enrolling through the UIC Global program, you will get access to exclusive programs and services as part of your degree, including: