University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

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University of Illinois at Chicago can be found in Chicago, IL, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. University of Illinois at Chicago has approximately twenty eight thousand students enrolled annually.

The majority of students admitted to UIC had an SAT score between 1000 to 1240, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 21 to 26. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the UIC average GPA ranges from 3.13 to 3.38 for accepted students. 71% of all those who apply are accepted to UIC, from which 30% choose to enroll. Using acceptance rate data from previous years, we can project that the UIC acceptance rate in 2015 is going to be around 66%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at uic.edu.

Overall UIC Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

71.4%

The overall acceptance rate for University of Illinois at Chicago was reported as 71.4% in Fall 2013 with over 14,600 applications submitted to University of Illinois at Chicago. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • UIC ACT Scores: 21 - 26
  • UIC Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Illinois at Chicago?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of University of Illinois at Chicago is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of Illinois at Chicago has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 63.1%
  • 2010-2011: 63.2%
  • 2011-2012: 62.8%
  • 2012-2013: 63.9%
  • 2013-2014: 71.4%
  • Projected UIC Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 66.3%

How Does UIC Compare?

71.4%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for UIC is twenty-nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
DePaul University59.9%
University of Chicago8.8%
Northeastern Illinois University60.1%
Loyola University Chicago91.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants14,60345.3%54.7%
Admitted10,42744.8%55.2%
Enrolled3,10449.7%50.3%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to UIC (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English21 - 27
Math22 - 27
Composite Score21 - 26
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