The University of Illinois System is the premier public higher education system in the state. With three universities, a healthcare enterprise, and a brilliant legacy, the U of I System brings immense value to Illinois. Our academic programs and Tier 1 research attract the most talented faculty and students from Illinois, across the nation, and around the world.

We transform lives and serve society by creating knowledge and putting it to work on a large scale with excellence. In doing so, we make the world more imaginative, more equitable, and more sustainably productive, enhancing the public good for all.

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Programs offered

  • UIC College of Medicine
  • UIC College of Nursing
  • UIC College of Pharmacy
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  • Students 29,000
  • Degrees awarded/yr 7,000
  • Operating budget $2.1 billion


Programs offered

  • UIC College of Nursing
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    Programs offered

  • UIC College of Medicine
  • UIC College of Nursing
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  • Students 46,000
  • Degrees awarded/yr 12,500
  • Operating budget $2 billion


  • Students 5,400
  • Degrees awarded/yr 1,500
  • Operating budget $89 million

See how we make an impact:

A lasting influence through our alumni

With more than 700,000 living alumni, the University of Illinois' impact extends throughout the state and around the world.