Second Bachelor's Degree Requirements

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Application Requirements

UIC has many options for your second degree.

To apply for Second Bachelor’s admission, the following requirements must be met:

  • The Common Application online or UIC web application. Printed applications will not be accepted.
  • The $50 nonrefundable application fee or fee waiver.
  • Official college/university transcripts, submitted electronically or via mail, from every college/university you’ve attended.

Second Bachelor’s applications are reviewed on a case-by-case basis by the following colleges:

  • Applied Health Sciences
  • Architecture, Design & the Arts
  • Engineering
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences*
  • Urban Planning & Public Affairs

Preference in most colleges is to grant seats to students pursuing their first degree.

*LAS programs unavailable to second Bachelor's applicants include but may not be limited to: Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Neuroscience, Psychology, Sociology, Criminology, Law and Justice, and Communication. 

If you have already earned two or more Bachelor’s degrees or a graduate level degree, apply for graduate admission.


Other Requirements

Additional requirements may apply to the following applicants: