The College of Engineering at University of Illinois–Chicago

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Malinda Lorkovich
Application deadline (U.S. residents) N/A
Application fee (U.S. residents) $50
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee (international students) $60

The College of Engineering at University of Illinois--Chicago

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 2,054
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 643
Overall acceptance rate 31.3% – Medium

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA N/A
Average GRE N/A

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA N/A
Average GRE N/A
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 570 paper test
80 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​www.​bioe.​uic.​edu
(312) 996-2335
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​che.​uic.​edu
(312) 996-3424
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​cme.​uic.​edu
(312) 996-3428
Computer engineering N/A
Computer science http:/​/​www.​cs.​uic.​edu
(312) 996-4322
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​ece.​uic.​edu
(312) 996-3423
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering N/A
Industrial engineering http:/​/​www.​mie.​uic.​edu
(312) 996-5317
Materials engineering http:/​/​www.​cme.​uic.​edu
(312) 996-3428
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​mie.​uic.​edu
(312) 996-5317
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs N/A

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 985
Master’s (full-time) 322
Master’s (part-time) 220
Ph.D. (full-time) 373
Ph.D. (part-time) 70

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 318
Total master’s graduates 259
International master’s graduates 51.0%
Minority master’s graduates 22.0%
Female master’s graduates 22.0%
Total Ph.D. graduates 59
International Ph.D. graduates 64.4%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 8.5%
Female Ph.D. graduates 27.1%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Biomedical 16 15.4%
Chemical 11 5%
Civil 15 12.2%
Computer engineering 0 N/A
Computer science 30 25.5%
Electrical 31 16.4%
Environmental 0 N/A
Industrial / Manufacturing 0 N/A
Materials 0 N/A
Mechanical 25 14.3%
Other 0 11.2%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 101
Part-time faculty 0
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 1

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $29,124,709
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 90

Engineering School Ranking

#64 Best Engineering Schools

(8) Ranking by Specialties

#48 in Biomedical / Bioengineering
#81 in Chemical
#81 in Civil
#62 in Computer Engineering
#78 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#37 in Industrial / Manufacturing
#63 in Materials
#52 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 34
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.8
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 3.3
Overall acceptance rate 31.3% – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 740
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 3.7:1 – High
Ph.D.s granted 59
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $29,124,709
Research expenditures per faculty member $280,045
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 1.0%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 985

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 985

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 695
Minority students 13.4%
International students 66.9%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 290
Minority students 22.1%
International students 26.2%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Timothy A. Opgenorth
Financial aid phone (312) 996-3126

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $12,464 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $24,462 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $8,308 per year (in-state)
Part-time: $16,308 per year (out-of-state)
Required fees $2,892 per year
Room and board $11,478
Books and supplies $1,400
Miscellaneous expenses $4,140

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 29
Teaching assistants 137
Research assistants 225
Other appointments 126

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