Undergraduate Admissions

UIC Global offers a streamlined admissions process for international students. Our admissions team will place you in the appropriate track for your needs. Final tuition is based on your enrollment track, and housing and dining selections. Find all important dates and start your application below.

Undergraduate Entry Requirement

UIC Global has three tracks specifically designed to set students up for success. Our admissions team will place you in the appropriate track for your needs.

Minimum GPA
Minimum English Language Score
Program Duration
Credits Earned Towards Degree
Progression Requirements
International Direct
3.0
IELTS 6.5 No sub-score below 6.0
Cambridge English - B2 First No subscore below 165
TOEFL - 80 No subscore below 16
2 semesters
24+ credit hours
N/A
Academic Accelerator Program
2.5
IELTS - 5.5 (no part below 5.0)
Cambridge English - B2 First No subscore below 155
TOEFL - 68 (no part below 14)
2 semesters
15 - 24 credit hours
2.5 GPA and successful completion of English 160 for most colleges
Extended Accelerator Program
2.5
IELTS - 5.0 (no part below 4.5)
Cambridge English - B2 First (no part below 150)
TOEFL - 60 (no part below 12)
3 semesters
30+ credit hours
2.5 GPA and successful completion of English 160 for most colleges

Dates & Costs

For important dates and detailed tuition, housing, and dining costs please visit our Shorelight profile page.

How to Apply

Begin your international student application below. You can save your progress and resume later. You will receive a confirmation email once we have received your application. If you have questions about your application, please contact us.

Before you begin, you will need the following documents:

  • High school/secondary school transcripts and any post-secondary transcripts
  • Copy of your passport
  • English-language test scores

University of Illinois Chicago

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Times Higher Education, 2020

33,390 total enrollment

5% international students

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