Frequently Asked Questions
Its $388 million in annual research expenditures have led to advances in medicine, education, and technology; yet many of its students are the first in their families to attend college. As one of the nation’s most diverse campuses, UIC is a microcosm of Chicago and the U.S. Among its 27,500 students, there is no ethnic majority.
Only a research university can further the Obama legacy, and only a university with a public mission can extend that legacy to all who can benefit from it. UIC is dedicated to social justice and creating knowledge that solves real world problems.
Presidential libraries spur economic and cultural development throughout communities, creating new jobs and attracting more visitors to the city.