University of Illinois at Chicago

Add Comparison

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$11,696

1.3% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$11,571

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

2.66%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

73.6%

17,931 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

29,120

84.2% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

57.8%

1,841 Graduates

About

University of Illinois at Chicago is a higher education institution located in Cook County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Illinois at Chicago were General Psychology (509 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (425 degrees), and Registered Nursing (209 degrees).

In 2016, 7,525 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Illinois at Chicago. 54.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (3,069 degrees), 2.35 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1305 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Illinois at Chicago is $11,696, which is $-14,160 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Illinois at Chicago is $11,696, which is $-14,160 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,571.

In 2016, 65% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 47% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,696

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of Illinois at Chicago was $11,696. The cost of tuition at University of Illinois at Chicago is $-14,160 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

This chart compares the tuition costs of University of Illinois at Chicago (in red) with those of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Average Net Price

$11,571

2016 Value

0.67%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of Illinois at Chicago had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,571. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of Illinois at Chicago grew by 0.67%.

This chart compares the average net price of University of Illinois at Chicago (in red) with that of other similar universities.

Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Other Student Expenses

$10,882

Room and Board

$1,400

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Illinois at Chicago was of $10,882 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board increased by 0.0506% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

This chart compares the average student costs at University of Illinois at Chicago (in red) with that of similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

65%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

47%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

65% of undergraduate students at University of Illinois at Chicago received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 65% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at University of Illinois at Chicago (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

2.66%

2015 Default Rate

154

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of Illinois at Chicago was 2.66%, which represents 154 out of the 5796 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Admissions

University of Illinois at Chicago received 17,931 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 14.5% annual growth. Out of those 17,931 applicants, 13,196 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 73.6% acceptance rate.

There were 29,120 students enrolled at University of Illinois at Chicago in 2016, and 5% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Illinois at Chicago has an overall enrollment yield of 25.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

73.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

13,196

Accepted Out of 17,931

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Illinois at Chicago was 73.6% (13,196 admissions from 17,931 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 76.7%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 14.5%, while admissions grew by 9.9%.

This chart compares the acceptance rate of University of Illinois at Chicago (in red) with that of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

SAT Scores

5%

Submission Percentage

173

Scores Submitted

5% of enrolled first-time students at University of Illinois at Chicago in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

This chart shows the SAT scores for the 25th and 75th percentile of applicants broken out into each section of the test that their are evaluated on.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment

University of Illinois at Chicago has a total enrollment of 29,120 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Illinois at Chicago is 24,509 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,611. This means that 84.2% of students enrolled at University of Illinois at Chicago are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Illinois at Chicago, both undergraduate and graduate, is 36.2% White, 22.6% Hispanic or Latino, 18.6% Asian, 8% Black or African American, 2.65% Two or More Races, 0.0962% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0721% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Illinois at Chicago in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (16.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (16.3%) and White Female (14.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (22.4%), followed by White Male (16.5%) and Asian Female (7.91%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

84.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Illinois at Chicago, both undergraduate and graduate, is 29,120 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Illinois at Chicago is 24,509 and the part-time enrollment is 4,611. This means that 84.2% of students enrolled at University of Illinois at Chicago are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

This chart shows the full-time vs part-time enrollment status at University of Illinois at Chicago (in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Retention Rate over Time

80%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Illinois at Chicago was 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), University of Illinois at Chicago had a retention rate lower than its peers.

This chart shows the retention rate over time at University of Illinois at Chicago (highlighted in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    10,531

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    6,587

  3. Asian

    5,424

The enrolled student population at University of Illinois at Chicago is 36.2% White, 22.6% Hispanic or Latino, 18.6% Asian, 8% Black or African American, 2.65% Two or More Races, 0.0962% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0721% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 281 students (0.965%) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Graduates

In 2016, 661 more women than men received degrees from University of Illinois at Chicago. The majority of degree recipients at University of Illinois at Chicago are white (3,069 degrees awarded). There were 2.35 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1305 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Illinois at Chicago is General Psychology (509 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (425 degrees) and Registered Nursing (209 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Illinois at Chicago, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Architecture and Related Services (133 degrees awarded), Engineering (941 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (68 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Illinois at Chicago are Miscellaneous managers (508,499 people), Physicians & surgeons (419,775 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (359,107 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (304,300 people), and Civil engineers (234,628 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Illinois at Chicago are Architecture and Related Services (133 degrees awarded), Engineering (941 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (68 degrees), Biology (613 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (329 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Illinois at Chicago are Public relations specialists, Economists, Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, and Financial analysts

The most specialized majors at University of Illinois at Chicago are Architecture and Related Services (133 degrees awarded), Engineering (941 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (68 degrees), Biology (613 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (329 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Illinois at Chicago are Hospitals (563,049 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (542,748 people), Computer Systems Design (409,900 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (402,627 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (290,204 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Illinois at Chicago are Architecture and Related Services (133 degrees awarded), Engineering (941 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (68 degrees), Biology (613 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (329 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Illinois at Chicago.

Most Common

  1. 509 degrees awarded

  2. 425 degrees awarded

  3. 209 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Illinois at Chicago was General Psychology with 509 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree recipients from bachelors degree programs at University of Illinois at Chicago according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 3,432

  2. 4,093

In 2016, 3,432 degrees were awarded to men at University of Illinois at Chicago, which is 0.839 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (4,093).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at University of Illinois at Chicago by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 211 degrees were awarded to men at University of Illinois at Chicago in Electrical & Electronics Engineering, which is 3.3 times more than the 64 female recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 400 degrees were awarded to women at University of Illinois at Chicago in General Psychology, which is 2.94 times more than the 136 male recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Time to Complete

33%

100% Completion Time

60%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 33% of students graduating from University of Illinois at Chicago completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 60% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 62% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Doctoral Universities Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (72.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Illinois at Chicago is Female and Asian (72.5% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.03% of graduates (19 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,069 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,305 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    1,304 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Illinois at Chicago is white (3,069 degrees awarded). There were 2.35 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1305 degrees).

1.81% of degree recipients (136 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,725 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    1,344 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    778 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Illinois at Chicago is white female (1,725 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,344 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Operations

University of Illinois at Chicago has an endowment valued at nearly $274M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $10.6M (3.85%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, University of Illinois at Chicago had a total expenditure of $2.71B. Of that $2.71B, they spent $1.04B on salaries and $2.71B on benefits.

University of Illinois at Chicago employs 525 Assistant professors, 365 Associate professors, and 341 Professors. Most academics at University of Illinois at Chicago are Female Assistant professors (289), Male Assistant professors(236), and Male Professors (226).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Illinois at Chicago are: Management, with 769 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 701 employees, and Service with 511 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$274M

2015 Endowment

1.68%

growth from 2014

University of Illinois at Chicago has an endowment valued at about $274M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Illinois at Chicago grew 1.68% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.53M higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at University of Illinois at Chicago (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $237M - Federal

  2. $24M - State

  3. $1.61M - Local

As of 2015, University of Illinois at Chicago received $237M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $24M from state grants and contracts, and $1.61M from local grants and contracts.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$1.04B

Salary Expenditure

$2.71B

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of Illinois at Chicago had a total expenditure of $2.71B. Of that $2.71B, they spent $1.04B on salaries and $2.71B on benefits.

The bar chart shows the share of the primary expenses at University of Illinois at Chicago over time, and the line chart shows the expenditure for solely salaries and benefits over time compared to the median for the Doctoral Universities Carnegie Classification grouping.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at University of Illinois at Chicago as a share of total expenditure.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Salary Expenditure

$1.04B

2015 Salaries

1.15%

growth from 2014

In 2015, University of Illinois at Chicago paid a median of $1.04B in salaries, which represents 38.4% of their overall expenditure ($2.71B) and a 1.15% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.81% growth from 2013 and a 3.7% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructional Salaries

$150M

Instructional Salaries

1,461

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of Illinois at Chicago paid a total of $150M to 1,461 employees working as instructors, which represents 14.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

525 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

769 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Illinois at Chicago were Assistant professor with 525 employees; Associate professor with 365 employees; and Associate professor with 341 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Illinois at Chicago were Management with 769 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 701 employees; and Service with 511 employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Illinois at Chicago was Female Assistant professor with 289 employees, Male Assistant professor with 236 employees, and Male Professor with 226 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of Illinois at Chicago.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart