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About UIC & the Graduate College

University Hall at UIC

UIC is Chicago's largest university with 28,000 students, 16,000 faculty and staff, 15 colleges and the state's major public medical center.  The Graduate College is made up of faculty members from various disciplinary colleges in the University.  In conjunction with their disciplinary colleges and under the guidelines of the Graduate College, these faculty members offer advanced academic and research programs for highly qualified postbaccalaureate students.  All students admitted to a master’s program* or in a doctor of philosophy, doctor of arts, doctor of education or doctor of occupational therapy program at UIC are enrolled in the Graduate College.

*Except the Master of Business Administration, the Master of Engineering, the Master of Public Health, or the Master of Social Work, which are also programs offered at UIC but not administered through the Graduate College. Information on these programs is available through the College of Business, the College of Engineering, the School of Public Health, and the Jane Addams College of Social Work.