Welcome to UIC Global

UIC Global, a joint collaboration between the University of Illinois Chicago and Shorelight, provides international students with exclusive admissions services, academic and language support, and career growth opportunities.

A state-of-the-art campus in Chicago, Illinois.

Three campuses
Our campus offers easy access to unique opportunities found only in Chicago, a fast-paced city full of opportunities. Rich in culture and beauty, Chicago is home to thousands of people from all over the world. Explore the city’s iconic American architecture, including the world-famous Chicago skyline, Millennium Park, Wrigley Field, and more. Get inspired at the Art Institute of Chicago, have a relaxing day at Lincoln Park, or visit the colorful Chicago Cultural center.
A state-of-the-art campus in Chicago, Illinois


Best National Universities
U.S. News & World Report, 2023


Public Universities in the United States
QS World University Rankings, 2020

Top 10

Best Value Universities
Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education, 2022


million in research and development
National Science Foundation

Explore degree options

Explore degree options

Choose from more than 60 undergraduate degrees and 30 graduate degrees, and pursue a world-class education in an environment that equips you for success.

“[When] school started, I [got] involved in more activities on campus and I really found the things I wanted to do in the city. It helped me create my own space at UIC.”

Nimeesha, Malaysia

Computer Science and Math major

University of Illinois Chicago

Top 25 Public Universities in the US

Times Higher Education, 2022

33,390 total enrollment

5% international students

Diverse international city

In collaboration with SHORELIGHT