Shorelight helps international students attend top universities in the U.S.
Shorelight helps international students attend top universities in the U.S.

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University of Illinois at Chicago

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The University of Illinois Chicago provides a hands-on learning experience in a supportive, diverse environment. Located in downtown Chicago, UIC offers you the opportunity to live, learn, and excel in the third-largest city in the U.S.

  • Top 25 Public Universities in the USTimes Higher Education, 2020
  • #112 National UniversitiesU.S. News & World Report, 2021
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Degrees

Undergraduate Degrees

UIC’s top-ranked programs include engineering, business, architecture, design, education, health sciences, public health, and public affairs.

  • Engineering
  • College of Business Administration
  • Applied Health Sciences
  • Architecture, Design, and the Arts
  • Education
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Public Health
  • Urban Planning and Public Affairs

UIC Live

Earn UIC credits towards your undergraduate degree in your home country via our Live-to-device digital learning platform, then complete your degree in Chicago when you are able to travel to campus.

Program Details

  • — No study delays or interruptions
  • — Academic and career support
  • — Affordable
  • — Student visa services

Life in Chicago, Illinois

The third-largest city in the US, Chicago is known for its strong business economy, award-winning architecture, and world-class culture. The city is a higher education destination, with 250,000+ students at the city’s 50+ colleges.

Population

2,705,994

Important Dates

Spring 2021

Application Deadline

December 11, 2020

Payment Deadline

December 25, 2020

Move-in Date

January 4, 2021

Program Start

January 16, 2021

Tuition & Cost

Tuition, housing, dining, and other fees vary by degree program, housing location, and preferences. Shorelight Signature Student Experience services — including visa help and career services — are included with tuition.

48,000

Typical cost for two semesters

31,000

Tuition

11,000

Housing

4,000

Dining

2,000

Other

Housing

10,400

Typical housing fees for one academic year. See all housing options below.

Housing prices vary based on room choice, amenities, and program track. Student preference is taken into account, but preferred pick is not guaranteed.

How To Apply

We offer a streamlined application process for international students.

  1. Complete your application

    Our advisors walk you through everything you need – transcripts, English scores, passport & more.

  2. Submit additional documentation

    Once you receive a final admission letter, you will need to submit your I-20 request form, certification of finances, and other paperwork.

  3. Apply for your F-1 student visa

    Our staff guides you through the visa application process and helps you prepare for your visa interview, too.

Academic Requirements

Entry requirements vary by program track and graduate level. Please contact an advisor for more detail.

Shorelight - Who We Are

As international student experience experts, we bring students to US schools—or connect top US programs with students abroad. Here's how:

Signature Student Experience
Out education counselors and campus teams guide students to success, from application to graduation.
Career Services
We connect students to internships, alumni networks, and career opportunities around the world.
Innovative Live technology
Our award-nominated digital classroom experience brings real-time instruction to students anywhere.
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University of Illinois at Chicago

Overview

  • Top 25 Public Universities in the US
  • 33,390 total enrollment
  • 5% international students
  • Diverse international city

UIC Global

There are 15 days left to apply.

Deadline December 11, 2020