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Degree Admission

Application Procedure:Applicants to graduate study at UIC must use the online application form. Applications and supporting credentials should be submitted as early as possible. Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted. Note that some graduate programs have application deadlines that are earlier than the University deadline, and some admit students only in specific terms (e.g. fall term only). Prospective applicants should contact the program of interest for information on current deadlines, as some programs may close earlier than the published deadlines

Effective with application for Summer 2013, applicants must upload supporting documents via the link provided .  Please refer to http://oar.uic.edu/grad/document_upload for information. A few days after you have submitted the online application you will receive an email with instructions on the upload process.

Please note the following:

  • You must upload unofficial transcripts.  If you are admitted, official transcripts will be requested at that time, along with submission instructions.
  • If your program requires letters of recommendation, you will need to provide email address for your recommenders
  • Program-specific requirements (e.g. writing samples, personal statements, resumes, letters of purpose, letters of recommendation, etc.) must be submitted using the document upload process unless specifically  directed to you otherwise by the program to which you are applying.  (Official test scores for required exams, such as GRE, TOEFL, or IELTS, should be arranged to be sent from the testing institution directly to the Univesity of Illinois at Chicago; however, you may upload unofficial copies.)

Instructions may be read at the link provided above. 

Admission recommendations cannot be made until all required documents have been received.

Additional information for:
Domestic Students
International Students
Admission Status Full or Limited