UIC creates knowledge that transforms students' views of the world, and, through sharing and application, transforms the world itself.
Located in the heart of Chicago, UIC is enriched by the city that surrounds it. The campus is minutes from restaurants, music, shopping, museums, and so much more. Convenient transportation makes it easy for students to become part of the city.
The UIC student body -- with 28,000 students -- has no ethnic majority. Many UIC undergraduates are first generation students. In 2013, more than 7,000 degrees were awarded.
The UI Hospital has a 495 beds, an outpatient clinic, immediate care clinic, and 11 Mile square Health Centers throughout the city.
UIC has more than 16,500 undergraduates and 8,600 graduate students. More than 2,700 students are enrolled in professional degree programs. Research opportunities are plentiful at the university and in the city.
The College of Dentistry is one of seven health sciences colleges at UIC. Students offer clinics that put learning into practice.
Located in the Windy City, UIC and its students celebrate every season.
On April 1, University of Illinois President Robert A. Easter announced the formation of a campus committee to lead the search for the next chancellor and vice president for the University of Illinois at Chicago, with the intention of having the chancellor on board for the start of the next spring semester in January 2015.
His goal, shared by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees, is to have an exceptional, experienced leader in higher education as the next chancellor and vice president of the Chicago campus.
President Easter appointed physiology and biophysics Professor Mrinalini “Meena” Rao as committee chair.
Nominations and applications should be submitted prior to October 1, 2014.