University of Illinois Chicago

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$12,396
1.17% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$10,384
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.762%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
78.7%
23,562 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
33,747
83.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
61.6%
2,013 Graduates

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In 2022, 8,607 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Illinois Chicago. 56.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,939 degrees), 1.44 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2,040 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,384.

Tuition Costs

$12,396
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

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Average Net Price

$10,384
2022 Value
3.18%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of Illinois Chicago had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,384. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of Illinois Chicago grew by 3.18%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,250
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Illinois Chicago was of $12,250 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.08% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

66%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
26%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

66% of undergraduate students at University of Illinois Chicago received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 66% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

Admissions

University of Illinois Chicago received 23,562 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 3.38% annual growth. Out of those 23,562 applicants, 18,541 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 78.7% acceptance rate.

There were 33,747 students enrolled at University of Illinois Chicago in 2022. 29% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Illinois Chicago has an overall enrollment yield of 22.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

78.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
18,541
Accepted Out of 23,562

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Illinois Chicago was 78.7% (18,541 admissions from 23,562 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 78.8%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 3.38%, while admissions grew by 3.23%..

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SAT Scores

29%
Submission Percentage (2022)
1,226
Scores Submitted (2022)

29% of enrolled first-time students at University of Illinois Chicago in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Illinois Chicago had a total enrollment of 33,747 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of Illinois Chicago is 28,060 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,687. This means that 83.1% of students enrolled at University of Illinois Chicago are enrolled full-time.

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Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

83.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Illinois Chicago was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar N/A (N/A%), University of Illinois Chicago had a retention rate N/A its peers.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1,193 more women than men received degrees from University of Illinois Chicago. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Illinois Chicago is white (2,939 degrees awarded). There were 1.44 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2040 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Illinois Chicago, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering (884 degrees awarded), Legal (294 degrees), and Biology (662 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Illinois Chicago are Other managers (491,344 people), Software developers (464,542 people), Physicians (460,331 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (352,057 people), and Civil engineers (283,499 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Illinois Chicago in 2022 are Engineering (884 degrees awarded), Legal (294 degrees), Biology (662 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (301 degrees), and Psychology (488 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Illinois Chicago are Podiatrists, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at University of Illinois Chicago are Engineering (884 degrees awarded), Legal (294 degrees), Biology (662 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (301 degrees), and Psychology (488 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Illinois Chicago are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (719,582 people), Elementary & secondary schools (615,891 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (588,741 people), Computer Systems Design (542,256 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (459,459 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Illinois Chicago are Engineering (884 degrees awarded), Legal (294 degrees), Biology (662 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (301 degrees), and Psychology (488 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

3,707
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
4,900
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 3,707 degrees were awarded to men at University of Illinois Chicago, which is 0.757 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (4,900).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 328 degrees were awarded to men at University of Illinois Chicago in Computer Science, which is 3.69 times more than the 89 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 326 degrees were awarded to men at University of Illinois Chicago in General Psychology, which is 3.47 times more than the 94 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

37%
100% Completion Time
63%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 37% of students graduating from University of Illinois Chicago completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 63% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 66% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (76.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of Illinois Chicago is Female and Asian (76.6% graduation rate). Across all N/A, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.447% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,939 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,040 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    1,621 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Illinois Chicago is white (2,939 degrees awarded). There were 1.44 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2040 degrees).

2.35% of degree recipients (202 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    1,678 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,274 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    1,261 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Illinois Chicago is white female (1,678 degrees awarded). There were 1.32 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (1274 degrees).

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Operations

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The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Illinois Chicago are: Management, with 865 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 587 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 485 employees.

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $326M - Federal
  2. $9.13M - State
  3. $13.7M - Local

As of 2022, University of Illinois Chicago received $326M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $9.13M from state grants and contracts, and $13.7M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$1.36B
2022 Salaries
3.49%
growth from 2021

In 2022, University of Illinois Chicago paid a median of $1.36B in salaries, a 3.49% growth from the previous year.

Instructional Salaries

$221M
Instructional Salaries
1,763
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of Illinois Chicago paid a total of $221M to 1,763 employees working as instructors, which represents 16.2% of all salaries paid.

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
605 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
865 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Illinois Chicago were Assistant professor with 605 employees, Associate professor with 437 employees, and Professor with 396 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Illinois Chicago were Management with 865 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 587 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 485 employees.

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