UIC’s top-ranked programs include engineering, business, architecture, design, education, health sciences, public health, and public affairs.
- College of Business Administration
- Applied Health Sciences
- Architecture, Design, and the Arts
- Liberal Arts & Sciences
- Public Health
- Urban Planning and Public Affairs
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.
- — 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.
Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services
American Express and Ernst & Young
Application & Visa Help
We provide extensive support services and personalized programs for international students planning to study in the US. Our experienced counselors are committed to your success!
On Campus Summer 2021
April 15, 2021
April 29, 2021
May 13, 2021
Program Start Date
May 14, 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.
Typical cost for two semesters
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.
Complete your application
Our advisors walk you through everything you need – transcripts, English scores, passport & more.
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.
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.
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:
Engineering Majors Get Guaranteed Paid Internships at UIC
If you are an international student hoping to study engineering, UIC is a place to build careers. Qualifying engineering majors can get paid internships — as early as freshman year.
Despite Coronavirus, UIC Welcomes International Students to Campus
UIC Global team helps international students settle in, even through COVID quarantine requirements.