University of Illinois, Chicago (UIC)

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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University of Illinois Rankings

The Institution of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is a research university with 16 colleges that educate international students. With over 34,000 students, UIC is one of Chicago's largest colleges. At the University of Illinois, students can choose from 86 undergraduate, 110 master's, and 66 doctoral degrees. At the undergraduate and graduate levels, the university offers more than 70 different specialities.

Times Higher Education World University Rankings in 2015, ranked UIC as 18th best in the world among universities under 50 years old.
In the 2017 Times Higher Education US College Rankings, UIC is rated 117th.

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University Rankings

Universities Rankings (ARWU Shanghai Ranking)  45 55  49  NA  NA
QS World University Ranking 231 256  82  85 64
University Ranking (THE Ranking)  48  48  48  48 48
Global Universities (US News Ranking) 59 60  72  74 NA
  National University Ranking (US News Ranking) 48 47  47  41 NA

University of Illinois Rankings By Subject

Business Courses

Course Name 2020 2021 2022 2023
 Accounting & Finance (QS Ranking)  51-100 51-100 51-100 51-100
 PG Business and Economics (THE Ranking) 53  92 96 90
UG Business (US News Ranking) 19 19 14 13


Ranking for Engineering Courses in 2021

THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Engineering and Technology: 251-300
US News & World Report

  • list items Biomedical Engineering PG: 20
  • list items Chemical Engineering PG: 13
  • list items Civil Engineering PG: 1
  • list items Electrical Engineering PG: 4
  • list items Mechanical Engineering PG: 5
  • Ranking for Computers Courses in 2021:

    THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Computers: 20
    US News & World Report - Computer Engineering PG: 5


    Frequently Asked Questions

    What elements play a role in achieving high rankings?

    The University of Illinois at Chicago is ideally located in the West Loop, only minutes from downtown Chicago. From Chicago's prominent downtown skyscrapers, the campus is visible. The vibrant, urban location is ideal for students who want to experience 'city life' while pursuing their degree. Furthermore, because it is located in the heart of Chicago, there are numerous stores, restaurants, and housing options within walking distance of the UIC campus.