Start with UIC Global, then successfully progress to your ideal program for educational, personal, and career success. We work with you to assess and determine which program best suits you, based on your academic records and English-language proficiency.

Undergraduate Degrees

At the University of Illinois Chicago, join high-achieving students from around the world. Pursue your dream degree in Chicago, Illinois — from computer sciences to engineering to health sciences. Explore the options below.

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The UIC College of Engineering — ranked #75 in Undergraduate Engineering — emphasizes innovative learning, research contributions, and internship opportunities. Through the Guaranteed Paid Internship Program (GPIP), first-year undergraduate engineering students have the unique opportunity to serve as paid interns over the summer after their freshman year.


Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Computer Engineering

Computer Science

  • Computer Systems (concentration)
  • Human Centered Computing (concentration)
  • Software Engineering (concentration)

Data Science

Electrical Engineering

Engineering Management

Engineering Physics

Environmental Engineering

Industrial Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

The UIC College of Business Administration prepares students to become leaders in today’s global economy. The college focuses on the core disciplines of accounting, finance, information management, marketing, and management.




Human Resource Management

Information and Decision Science

  • Business Data Analytics (concentration)
  • Management Information Systems (concentration)
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management (concentration)


  • Leadership & Managerial Skills (concentration)
  • Managerial Logistics (concentration)
  • Strategic Management (concentration)


  • Innovation & Product Management (concentration)
  • Marketing Research (concentration)
  • Promotions & Communications (concentration)
  • Sales Leadership (concentration)

The UIC College of Applied Health Sciences is nationally recognized for educating professionals who help people achieve and maintain their health.

Disability & Human Development


  • Exercise
  • Movement Science
  • Science & Health Promotion

The UIC College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts educates and mentors the next generation of architects, art historians, designers, museum professionals, and visual and performing artists.


  • Moving Image (concentration)
  • New Media Arts (concentration)
  • Photography (concentration)
  • Studio Arts (concentration)

Art History

Graphic Design

Industrial Design

Interdisciplinary Education in the Arts


  • Business (concentration)
  • Jazz Studies (concentration)
  • Performance (concentration)


  • Acting (concentration)
  • Design, Production & Technology (concentration)
  • Performance (concentration)

The UIC College of Education develops teachers, principals, researchers, and community leaders. The college prepares educators to foster diversity, self-worth, self-confidence, and self-advocacy.

Human Development & Learning

The UIC College of Liberal Arts & Sciences provides a well-rounded foundation so students become creative problem-solvers, effective communicators, and strong leaders. UIC’s liberal arts programs include literature, biology, history, economics, foreign languages, and more.

African American Studies



Biological Sciences

  • General Biology
  • Molecular, Cellular, and Organismal Biology


Classical Studies


Criminology, Law, and Justice

Earth and Environmental Sciences



  • American Literature (concentration)
  • British & Anglophone Literature (concentration)
  • Creative Writing; Media (concentration)
  • Professional Writing (concentration)
  • Rhetorical & Cultural Studies (concentration)

French and Francophone Studies

Gender and Women’s Studies

Germanic Studies

Germanic Studies with a Business Minor


Integrated Health Studies

  • Behavioral Health (concentration)
  • Health and Science (concentration)

Latin American and Latino Studies


Mathematics & Computer Science

  • Algorithms and Theory (concentration)
  • Computational Mathematics (concentration)




Pre-professional Educational Goals

  • Pre-Dental Concentration
  • Pre-Medical Concentration
  • Pre-Optometry Concentration
  • Pre-Physical Therapy Concentration
  • Pre-Physician Assistant Concentration

Polish, Russian, and Central and Eastern European Studies

  • Central and Eastern European Studies (concentration)
  • Polish Studies; Russian Studies (concentration)

Political Science

  • Law & Courts (concentration)
  • Urban Politics (concentration)


  • Applied (concentration)
  • General (concentration)

Secondary Education Program

  • Teaching of English (concentration)
  • Teaching of French (concentration)
  • Teaching of German (concentration)
  • Teaching of History (concentration)
  • Teaching of Mathematics
  • Teaching of Spanish (concentration)



  • Hispanic Linguistics (concentration)
  • Hispanic Literatures and Cultural Studies (concentration)
  • Hispanic Studies (concentration)


  • Applied Statistics (concentration)
  • Statistical Theory & Methods (concentration)

The UIC School of Public Health emphasizes real-world learning to make positive impacts through health care around the world. Students participate in research and projects addressing violence prevention, maternal and child health, HIV/AIDS prevention, and more.

  • Undergraduate Accelerator students should speak with an admissions advisor if they are interested in pursuing a degree from the School of Public Health.

The UIC College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs has an international reputation for promoting just, resilient, and livable cities. The college improves the quality of urban life through education, research, and community engagement.

Public Policy

Urban Studies

Undergraduate Admissions

UIC Global has three tracks specifically designed to set international students up for success. Our admissions team will place you in the appropriate track for your needs. Visit the Undergraduate Admission’s page to learn more about:

  • Entry Requirements
  • Typical Costs
  • Important Dates
  • Application instructions

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

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