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Pride Points

As Chicago’s public research university, UIC is nationally recognized for providing the broadest access to the highest level of excellence in education, research and clinical care.

  • 13th among U.S. public universities — The Wall Street Journal

  • 8th for social mobility — The Wall Street Journal

  • $ 509 M in annual sponsored research AND Chicago’s only public research university

  • Top 40 in ethnic diversity — U.S. News & World Report

  • 46 % of first-year students are first-generation

  • Top 50 most innovative — U.S. World & News Report

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Our boilerplate provides a brief overview of UIC for journalists and others who want to understand who we are, what we do and why. This is standard language that can be used to describe UIC.

The university shares its values through public statements and commitments on various issues. Statements from individuals and units across campus do not necessarily reflect the views of the UIC.