The University of Illinois Chicago is a major research university located in the heart of one of the world’s greatest cities. UIC is Chicago’s largest and only public research university with nearly 34,000 students, and an integral part of the educational, technological and cultural fabric of Chicago. UIC is recognized as one of the most ethnically rich and culturally diverse universities in America. With 16 academic colleges in all, including seven health science colleges, UIC prepares professionals in all areas of study and contributes to the economic development of Chicago and the state of Illinois.
The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System provides comprehensive care, education and research to the people of Illinois and beyond. The UI Health System includes a 495-bed tertiary hospital; the University of Illinois at Chicago Colleges of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Applied Health Sciences, School of Public Health and the Jane Addams College of Social Work; 23 outpatient clinics located in Chicago; 13 federally qualified health centers throughout the city; and Colleges of Medicine and affiliated health care facilities in Urbana, Peoria and Rockford.