University of Illinois at Chicago Graduate Schools

University of Illinois at Chicago (referred to as UIC) is a Public, 4 years school located in Chicago, IL. It is classified as a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Illinois at Chicago is $17,277 for Illinois residents and $28,468 for out-of-state students. The school has 10,900 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 31,683 including undergraduate students.

University of Illinois at Chicago Graduate School Overview

University of Illinois at Chicago (referred to as UIC) is a Public, 4 years school located in Chicago, IL. It is classified as a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1970 - Current[Estimated Date]).
UIC Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
Address601 S Morgan, Chicago, IL 60607
Phone312-996-7000
Webhttps://www.uic.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.admissions.uic.edu/apply-now
Financial Infohttps://www.financialaid.uic.edu
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Illinois at Chicago is $17,277 for Illinois residents and $28,468 for out-of-state students. The school has 10,900 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 31,683 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 181 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 11 programs are available online classes.
UIC Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$28,468
$17,277 for Illinois Residents
Student Population10,900
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs181 graduate programs
(11 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Illinois at Chicago is $17,277 for Illinois residents and $28,468 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $698 for Illinois residents and $1,052 for out-of-state students. University of Illinois at Chicago offers the alternative tuition planstuition guarantee, including tuition guarantee.
UIC 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Illinois Residents$17,277
Out-of-State$28,468
Tuition per Credit Hour
Illinois Residents$698
Out-of-State$1,052
University of Illinois at Chicago offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at UIC
Distance Learning (Online Classes)11 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Illinois at Chicago is $17,277 for Illinois residents and $28,468 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 5.30% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 16, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$13,502$3,120$23,742$3,120
2018-2019$13,612$3,180$23,299$3,180
2019-2020$13,276$3,290$23,850$3,290
2020-2021$13,799$3,322$23,714$3,322
2021-2022$13,927$3,350$25,118$3,350
The graduate school tuition & fees of UIC is expensive compared to public graduate schools in Illinois. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,187 and the Illinois graduate tuition is $18,677 (public) / $20,561 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Illinois at Chicago$17,277$28,468
All Graduate Schools$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
Illinois Graduate Schools$12,017$19,615
Public$12,017$18,677
Private$20,561
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $15,650 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of Illinois at Chicago. On-campus living costs are increased by 1.16% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,650. Off-campus living costs are decreased by -10.93% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Costs
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$11,930$3,628$10,900$3,628
2018-2019$12,074$3,628$10,900$3,628
2019-2020$12,479$3,628$12,479$3,628
2020-2021$12,000$3,470$12,000$5,570
2021-2022$12,250$3,400$12,250$3,400
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $698 for Illinois residents and $1,052 for other students at University of Illinois at Chicago. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 5.94% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$675$909
2018-2019$694$962
2019-2020$699$890
2020-2021$692$993
2021-2022$698$1,052

Graduate Programs at UIC

University of Illinois at Chicago offers 193 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 3,484 students have completed their study at University of Illinois at Chicago.
Offered Degrees at University of Illinois at Chicago
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree10882,349
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship661349
Doctor's degree - other70726
Post Bachelor's Degree3122
Post Master's Degree9138
Total193113,484
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Illinois at Chicago by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Social Work program with 13 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Social Work program with 239 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Medicine program with 307 completers.
University of Illinois at Chicago offers 193 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 3,484 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 2,349 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 726 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 22 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 38 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 73 completers-
Architecture14$49,600
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning54$49,500
Architectural History and Criticism5-
Architecture and Related Services (other)0-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 15 completers-
African Studies0-
Latin American Studies7-
German Studies4-
Disability Studies4-
Communication and Journalism [+] 2 completers-
Communication2-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 144 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst115-
Computer Science29-
Education [+] (4 completers) 190 completers-
Education0-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision47-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration0-
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research (other)25-
Special Education and Teaching58$60,200
Early Childhood Education and Teaching12-
Mathematics Teacher Education0-
Reading Teacher Education6-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education25-
Health Occupations Teacher Education9-
History Teacher Education3-
Spanish Language Teacher Education5-
Engineering [+] (1 completers) 420 completers-
Engineering19-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering37-
Chemical Engineering22-
Civil Engineering44-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering104-
Materials Engineering4-
Mechanical Engineering114-
Construction Engineering0-
Industrial Engineering58-
Engineering (other)18-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 24 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Linguistics11-
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1-
French Language and Literature5-
Spanish Language and Literature7-
Work and Family Studies [+] 19 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Child Development19-
Legal Studies [+] 0 completers-
Law0-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies0-
International Business, Trade, and Tax Law0-
Tax Law/Taxation0-
Intellectual Property Law0-
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (other)0-
English Language And Literature [+] 14 completers-
English Language and Literature14-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 36 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences6-
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology1-
Cell Biology and Anatomy0-
Microbiology and Immunology0-
Physiology1-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology0-
Pharmacology0-
Molecular Pharmacology1-
Pharmacology and Toxicology (other)0-
Bioinformatics5-
Biotechnology22-
Neuroscience0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 13 completers-
Mathematics13-
Financial Mathematics0-
Statistics0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 10 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Museology/Museum Studies10-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 12 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science12-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 3 completers-
Philosophy3-
Physical Sciences [+] 21 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry12-
Geology/Earth Science2-
Physics7-
Psychology [+] 12 completers-
Psychology12-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 11 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies6-
Forensic Science and Technology5-
Human Services [+] 326 completers-
0-
Public Administration87$46,600
Social Work239$40,600
Social Sciences [+] 25 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology3-
Economics7-
Applied Economics3-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics0-
Geography1-
Political Science and Government6-
Sociology5-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 22 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Industrial and Product Design5-
Graphic Design9-
Design and Applied Arts (other)0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts0-
Cinematography and Film/Video Production1-
Photography1-
Fine/Studio Arts4-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (10 completers) 586 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences (other)26-
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator111-
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs (other)8-
Medical Scientist2-
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs1-
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry1-
Natural Products Chemistry and Pharmacognosy0-
Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmaceutical Economics0-
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (other)0-
Public Health160$53,900
Health Services Administration39-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist44-
Rehabilitation Science12-
Medical Illustration/Medical Illustrator22-
Dietetics/Dietitian31$45,600
Nursing Science118-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)11-
Business [+] 369 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management195$73,700
Accounting57$60,800
Finance21-
Management Science90-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)0-
Marketing/Marketing Management6-
Real Estate0-
History [+] 2 completers-
History2-
Total2,349
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 9 completers-
German Studies2-
Disability Studies7-
Communication and Journalism [+] 6 completers-
Communication6-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst0-
Computer Science14-
Education [+] 33 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction6-
Urban Education and Leadership17-
Learning Sciences2-
Special Education and Teaching5-
Education (other)3-
Engineering [+] 50 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering20-
Chemical Engineering6-
Civil Engineering3-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering8-
Materials Engineering5-
Mechanical Engineering5-
Industrial Engineering3-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 2 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
Spanish Language and Literature2-
English Language And Literature [+] 11 completers-
English Language and Literature11-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 45 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences11-
Cell Biology and Anatomy1-
Microbiology and Immunology5-
Physiology3-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology0-
Pharmacology5-
Molecular Pharmacology6-
Bioinformatics3-
Neuroscience3-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)8-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 20 completers-
Mathematics20-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 0 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science0-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 2 completers-
Philosophy2-
Physical Sciences [+] 34 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry23-
Geology/Earth Science2-
Physics9-
Psychology [+] 16 completers-
Psychology11-
Educational Psychology5-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 4 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies4-
Human Services [+] 8 completers-
0-
Public Administration2-
Public Policy Analysis0-
Social Work6-
Social Sciences [+] 24 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology1-
Economics8-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics0-
Political Science and Government3-
Sociology7-
Urban Studies/Affairs5-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 64 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences (other)3-
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs4-
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry5-
Natural Products Chemistry and Pharmacognosy3-
Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmaceutical Economics0-
Public Health26-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist0-
Rehabilitation Science3-
Medical Informatics0-
Dietetics/Dietitian0-
Nursing Science14-
Nursing Practice0-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)6-
Business [+] 5 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management5-
Marketing/Marketing Management0-
History [+] 2 completers-
History2-
Total349
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 726 completers-
Dentistry105-
Medicine307-
Pharmacy190-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist8-
Physical Therapy/Therapist56-
Nursing Practice60-
Total726
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services [+] 13 completers-
Social Work13-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator9-
Nursing Science0-
Total22
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Urban Education and Leadership0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 38 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Endodontics/Endodontology4-
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery0-
Orthodontics/Orthodontology10-
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics1-
Periodontics/Periodontology4-
Prosthodontics/Prosthodontology7-
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences (other)0-
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator12-
Total38

Graduate Student Population at UIC

For academic year 2021-2022, total 11,597 students enrolled into University of Illinois at Chicago graduate schools where it has total 31,683 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 8,032 full-time and 3,565 part-time graduate students. By gender, 4,685 male and 6,912 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total11,5974,6856,912
Full-time8,0323,4534,579
Part-tme3,5651,2322,333
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 4,875 White (42.04%), 1,024 Black/African American (8.83%), 1,483 Hispanic (12.79%), 1,521 Asian (13.12%), and 2,694 students with other races. 1,949 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total11,5974,6856,912
American Indian/Native American1477
Asian1,521603918
Black/African American1,024290734
Hispanic1,483522961
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander606
White4,8751,8852,990
Two More289126163
Un-Known436193243
Non-resident Alien1,9491,059890
University of Illinois at Chicago offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 9,050 graduate students (78.04% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,970 graduate students (16.99% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total11,597
Enrolled Online Exclusively9,050
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,970
Not in Online Courses577

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