University of Illinois, Chicago

1200 W Harrison St, Chicago, United States
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About University of Illinois, Chicago

University of Illinois, Chicago is a school located in Chicago, IL, US with a total of 7007 courses available to enroll in.

Located in Chicago, Illinois, United States, University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC) is a public institution that ranks top in the U.S. and globally for academics, performance and research expenditure. University of Illinois'Chicago was founded in 1965 and is beautifully cushioned in the great Chicago surroundings. Its urban setting and proximity to public transportation stops makes UIC both accessible and convenient for students. The campus spans 240 acres.

University of Illinois-Chicago is the largest university in the Chicago area, and the second campus created under the University of Illinois system. The well-regarded institution has the largest medical school in the United States. In 2015, it was ranked the 129th best in the 'national universities' category by the U.S. News & World Report. In the same year, it ranked the 18th best in the world among universities that are less than 50 years old.

Besides academic work, students compete in the UIC Flames sports teams which make tough competitors in the NCAA Division I Horizon League supported by mascot Sparky D. Dragon. The university's Pavilion houses all UIC basketball games and also acts as a venue for concerts. The institution's College of Education is cutting-edge when it comes to research and urban education studies. UIC has over 200 student clubs, groups and sororities for students to check out.

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