Located in Chicago, the 3rd largest city in America, the University of Illinois at Chicago is the city’s premier public research university. With their land-grant heritage as a foundation, they pioneer innovative research that tackles global problems and expands the human experience. Illinois transformative learning experiences, in and out of the classroom, are designed to produce alumni who desire to make a significant, societal impact.
As Chicago’s only public research university, real-world problems are solved through innovation and discovery. Research at the University of Illinois at Chicago is re-shaping educational policy; developing cleaner, more sustainable energy; helping to make sense of today’s vast amounts of computer-generated data; and driving economic development by moving research to practical application.
Outstanding programs range from the creation of new medical diagnostic techniques to turning carbon dioxide into fuel. You will find opportunities to pursue your interests in depth with researchers on the cutting edge of discovery in the humanities, social sciences, natural and medical sciences and engineering.