When it comes to guiding students through the college application process, we know you play an important role. Below are some helpful facts to know when speaking with students who are considering UIC.
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- Chancellor's and Provost's Fellows FAQ
Visit our priority date page for more information about our new scholarship programs.
2019 Admission Updates
- DEADLINE CHANGES
Deadlines to be considered for Guaranteed Professional Program Admissions (GPPA), priority admission to the Honors College, and priority for scholarships have been changed to November 1. This coincides with the optional Early Action deadline.
- CRIMINAL HISTORY QUESTION
The University of Illinois system is implementing changes to the process that considers the criminal history of potential students. All three universities will remove the criminal history question from their undergraduate admissions application. A criminal history question will now be part of the Intent to Enroll process. Additional details will be posted as the technical process is finalized.
2019 University Updates
- CHICAGO’S FIRST PUBLIC LAW SCHOOL.
The board of trustees of both the University of Illinois and John Marshall Law School have approved a merger. The first class of UIC John Marshall Law School matriculated in Fall 2019.
- NEW LIVING-LEARNING COMPLEX.
UIC opened a residence hall and academic building this fall. Our newest classrooms and modern, suite-style units give students a chance to enhance their overall college experience. The building will include a focus on collaborative classroom
environments as well as a Starbucks managed and run by students from our business school.
- MORE RESEARCH LABS.
UIC opened the Engineering Innovation Building — a 50,000-sq. ft. research complex — for our growing engineering programs. These labs will support research opportunities from nanotechnology to materials, as well as the dramatic growth in engineering student enrollment.
- IN-STATE TUITION OFFERS.
Members of any of the 573 tribal nations recognized by the Bureau of Indian Affairs are eligible for an award that makes costs equivalent to in-state tuition, as are residents of Lake County, Indiana.
2019 Academic Program Updates
- New Undergraduate Majors
- BA in Design Studies
- BS in Human Resource Management
- BBA on Campus Completion Program
- Existing Undergraduate Majors adding new concentrations
- BS in Biological Sciences with concentrations in: General Biology; Molecular, Cellular, and Animal Biology; and Evolution, Ecology, and Environmental Biology
- BS in Mathematics and Computer Science with concentrations in Algorithms and Theory; Computational Mathematics
- New Undergradate Minors
- Business Analytics
- Central European Studies
- Life Science Visualization
- Polish Studies
- Russian Studies
- Supply Chain and Operations Management
- Spanish for the Professions
More updates can be found in our Counselor Update 2019 brochure. Contact us to request a copy.
UIC Admissions reports for Illinois high school counselors
- ACT college code: 1155
- SAT college code: 1851
- FAFSA code: 001776
- TOEFL code: 1851
- Advance Placement code: 1851
Resources on the admission process.
- Find out about UIC's admission requirements.
- Learn about tuition and financial aid.
- Guide your students through UIC's application process.
- See steps for students applying after the deadline.
- Learn about AP, IB, CLEP credit at UIC.
- See steps for newly admitted students.
Show your students what UIC is all about.
As a major public research university with 30,000 students, 15 top-ranking colleges and a prime location in one of the country's most vibrant cities, UIC offers something for every student.
- Explore UIC.
- Learn about the academic programs offered at UIC.
- Find out about opportunities to visit campus and group visits.