Early Action and Regular Decision

The application is identical, but the process is a little different. 

Learn more about Early Action and Regular Decision for first-year undergraduate students applying to the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Early Action

Deadline and notification

Deadline: November 1
Notification:  By December 1

Scholarship impact

Early action candidates will have priority scholarship consideration.

Is my admission binding? (Am I expected to enroll if I’m admitted?)

No, early action candidates have until May 1 to decide if they would like to attend UIC.

Possible outcomes:

You can either be admitted, deferred, or not admitted from the Early Action plan. Deferred students are encouraged to submit additional application information up until the regular decision deadline.  This can include  seventh-semester grades,  updated test scores, or additional information. 

Apply

 

Regular Decision

Deadline and notification

Deadline: January 15
Notification:  Rolling notification, up until March. 

Scholarship impact

Regular decision candidates will have priority scholarship consideration if they apply by December 1.

Is my admission binding? (Am I expected to enroll if I’m admitted?)

No, regular decision candidates have until May 1 to decide if they would like to attend UIC. 

Possible outcomes:

You can either be admitted or not admitted from Regular Decision.  Students who are not admitted can explore transfer options, or in some cases, submit an appeal.  

 

Apply First Year Early Action
UIC Common Application