University of Illinois - Chicago Profile

The University of Illinois - Chicago (UIC) is a top ranking public research university located in Chicago, Illinois, USA. It received the highest research classification ("RU/VH") by the Carnegie Foundation.

University of Illinois - Chicago has the following Colleges: College of Applied Health Sciences; College of Architecture and the Arts; College of Business Administration; College of Dentistry; College of Education; College of Engineering; Graduate College; Honors College; College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; College of Medicine; College of Nursing; College of Pharmacy; School of Public Health; Jane Addams College of Social Work; College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs.

The UIC College of Engineering is the top ranked public Engineering College in Chicago. The total research expenditure for the College of Engineering was about $23 million during 2008-2009. The BS programs in Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Ranking Profile:

- University of Illinois Chicago is ranked 143rd among the National Universities by US News & World Report (2011).

- 10th according to the fifth annual ranking of the top 25 graduate entrepreneurship programs in the nation by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine.

- Ranked 252nd globally in the QS World University Rankings 2010.

- Placed among the top 100 universities in North & Latin America, and in the top 200 globally in the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2009.

- Ranked 52-75th among the world's top 100 institutions for Social Sciences (ARWU 2009).

- 36th among the Top Mathematics Schools in the US (USNWR 2009). It is placed 4th for Occupational Therapy program.

- The undergraduate business program is placed 58th; the undergraduate engineering program is placed 57th in the country; 6th Best for Graduate Nursing Programs in Midwifery, 7th best for Graduate Nursing Program (US News 2008).

- 62nd in the NRC Rankings of Top US universities in Physiology (2007).

- National Science Foundation statistics on research funding ranked UIC 48th out of more than 650 universities receiving federal research money (2005).

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