University of Illinois at Chicago
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an urban university intimately connected to its home in one of the nation’s largest and most diverse cities. A noted research center, particularly in urban affairs, medicine and the health sciences, UIC is committed to creating and disseminating new knowledge.
The campus operates the state's major public medical center, and is home to colleges of dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, and applied health sciences. With branches in Peoria, Rockford and Urbana, the College of Medicine educates more physicians than any other university in the nation. UIC is a vital partner in the educational, technological, and cultural fabric of the Chicago metropolitan area.
From health initiatives to business internships to education practicums, UIC students benefit from the campus’ deep commitment to its community. More than 400 faculty and staff participate in UIC’s hallmark Great Cities Commitment, a multidisciplinary project that includes more than 500 programs working in Chicago to find model solutions to challenges facing urban areas throughout the world.
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