University of Illinois Chicago Graduate Schools

University of Illinois 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 Chicago is $17,277 for Illinois residents and $28,468 for out-of-state students. The school has 11,597 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 33,518 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Illinois 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 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 Chicago is $17,277 for Illinois residents and $28,468 for out-of-state students. The school has 11,597 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 33,518 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 273 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 15 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$28,468
$17,277 for Illinois Residents
Student Population11,597
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs273 graduate programs
(15 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Illinois Chicago is $17,277 for Illinois residents and $28,468 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $710 for Illinois residents and $993 for out-of-state students.
University of Illinois Chicago offers the alternative tuition planstuition guarantee, including tuition guarantee.
University of Illinois 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
Distance Learning (Online Classes)15 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 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Illinois 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: July 22, 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 $19,204 and the Illinois graduate tuition is $18,541 (public) / $19,985 (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 Chicago$17,277$28,468
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Illinois Graduate Schools$18,754$19,251
Public$11,876$18,541
Private$19,985
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 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 Expenses
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 $710 for Illinois residents and $993 for other students at University of Illinois Chicago. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same 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$710$993
The law school tuition at University of Illinois Chicago is $39,350 for Illinois residents and $48,350 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $33,655 for Illinois residents and $55,773 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at University of Illinois Chicago.
2021-2022 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of Illinois Chicago
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Dentistry$35,636$12,584$64,126$12,584
Medicine$30,240$3,415$52,358$3,415
Pharmacy$25,044$3,350$25,044$3,350
Law$36,000$3,350$45,000$3,350

Graduate Programs at UIC

University of Illinois Chicago offers 183 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, 3,317 students have completed their study at University of Illinois Chicago.
Offered Degrees at University of Illinois Chicago
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree10742,164
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship591339
Doctor's degree - other70792
Post Bachelor's Degree211
Post Master's Degree8121
Total18373,317
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Illinois 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 252 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Medicine program with 315 completers.
University of Illinois Chicago offers 183 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 3,317 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 2,164 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 792 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 1 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 21 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 11 completers-
Architecture11$49,600
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 7 completers-
Latin American Studies4-
German Studies2-
Disability Studies1-
Communication and Journalism [+] 4 completers-
Communication4-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 167 completers-
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst79-
Computer Science88-
Education [+] 166 completers-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision26-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration0-
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research (other)17-
Special Education and Teaching62$60,200
Early Childhood Education and Teaching15-
Mathematics Teacher Education3-
Reading Teacher Education8-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education11-
Health Occupations Teacher Education15-
History Teacher Education5-
Spanish Language Teacher Education4-
Engineering [+] (1 completers) 283 completers-
Engineering8-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering26-
Chemical Engineering13-
Civil Engineering48-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering83-
Materials Engineering5-
Mechanical Engineering59-
Construction Engineering0-
Industrial Engineering22-
Engineering (other)19-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 17 completers-
Linguistics2-
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3-
French Language and Literature6-
Spanish Language and Literature6-
Work and Family Studies [+] 11 completers-
Child Development11-
Legal Studies [+] 0 completers-
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 [+] 10 completers-
English Language and Literature10-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 26 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences2-
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology0-
Cell Biology and Anatomy1-
Microbiology and Immunology0-
Physiology1-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology0-
Pharmacology0-
Molecular Pharmacology0-
Pharmacology and Toxicology (other)0-
Bioinformatics3-
Biotechnology19-
Neuroscience0-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 35 completers-
Mathematics9-
Financial Mathematics13-
Statistics13-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 79 completers-
Museology/Museum Studies17-
Sustainability Studies62-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 7 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science7-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 1 completers-
Philosophy1-
Physical Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Chemistry7-
Geology/Earth Science1-
Physics4-
Psychology [+] 13 completers-
Psychology13-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 17 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies9-
8-
Human Services [+] 341 completers-
Public Administration91$46,600
Public Policy Analysis2-
Social Work248$40,600
Social Sciences [+] 29 completers-
Anthropology4-
Economics2-
Applied Economics1-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics11-
Geography0-
Political Science and Government3-
Sociology8-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 26 completers-
Industrial and Product Design4-
Graphic Design11-
Design and Applied Arts (other)0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts0-
Cinematography and Film/Video Production2-
Photography1-
Fine/Studio Arts3-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation5-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (3 completers) 522 completers-
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences (other)33-
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator88-
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs (other)14-
Medical Scientist4-
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs1-
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry0-
Natural Products Chemistry and Pharmacognosy3-
Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmaceutical Economics0-
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (other)1-
Public Health130$53,900
Health Services Administration32-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist46-
Rehabilitation Science11-
Medical Illustration/Medical Illustrator18-
Dietetics/Dietitian26$45,600
Nursing Science103-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)12-
Business [+] 379 completers-
Business Administration and Management198$73,700
Accounting36$60,800
Finance3-
Management Science120-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)7-
Marketing/Marketing Management15-
Real Estate0-
History [+] 1 completers-
History1-
Total2,164
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 8 completers-
German Studies1-
Disability Studies7-
Communication and Journalism [+] 1 completers-
Communication1-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst0-
Computer Science15-
Education [+] 33 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction11-
Urban Education and Leadership5-
Learning Sciences1-
Special Education and Teaching12-
Education (other)4-
Engineering [+] 72 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering16-
Chemical Engineering8-
Civil Engineering12-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering14-
Materials Engineering2-
Mechanical Engineering15-
Industrial Engineering5-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 6 completers-
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1-
Spanish Language and Literature5-
English Language and Literature [+] 3 completers-
English Language and Literature3-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 37 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences9-
Cell Biology and Anatomy1-
Microbiology and Immunology3-
Physiology1-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology4-
Pharmacology2-
Molecular Pharmacology4-
Bioinformatics3-
Neuroscience6-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)4-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 18 completers-
Mathematics18-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 2 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Sustainability Studies2-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 4 completers-
Philosophy4-
Physical Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Chemistry12-
Geology/Earth Science2-
Physics3-
Psychology [+] 14 completers-
Psychology11-
Educational Psychology3-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 3 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies3-
Human Services [+] 3 completers-
Public Administration3-
Social Work0-
Social Sciences [+] 25 completers-
Anthropology1-
Economics10-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics5-
Political Science and Government3-
Sociology6-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 2 completers-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 68 completers-
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences (other)2-
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry3-
Natural Products Chemistry and Pharmacognosy6-
Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmaceutical Economics6-
Public Health34-
Rehabilitation Science1-
Medical Informatics0-
Nursing Science11-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)5-
Business [+] 5 completers-
Business Administration and Management5-
History [+] 3 completers-
History3-
Total339
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 10 completers-
Law10-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 782 completers-
Dentistry114-
Medicine315-
Pharmacy164-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist18-
Physical Therapy/Therapist57-
Nursing Practice114-
Total792
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services [+] 0 completers-
Social Work0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator1-
Total1
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 [+] 21 completers-
Endodontics/Endodontology5-
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery0-
Orthodontics/Orthodontology9-
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics0-
Periodontics/Periodontology0-
Prosthodontics/Prosthodontology1-
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator6-
Total21

Graduate Student Population at UIC

For academic year 2021-2022, total 11,597 students enrolled into University of Illinois Chicago graduate schools where it has total 33,518 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 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
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Illinois Chicago. 3,387 students are aged 20 to 24 (29.21% of total students), 3 students are aged below 20 (0.03%), 355 students are aged above 50 (3.06%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Illinois Chicago.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total11,5974,6856,912
Age 18-19312
Age 20-211496485
Age 22-243,2381,3141,924
Age 25-294,2471,8022,445
Age 30-341,8387521,086
Age 35-39936361575
Age 40-49831275556
Age 50-64337107230
Over 641899

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