University of Illinois at Chicago

World Rankings

  • QS World University Ranking (2017–18) 185
  • THE World University Ranking (2017–18) 201-250


  • The University of Illinois at Chicago was formed in 1982 when the Medical Centre campus (19th-century) was combined with the Chicago Circle campus due to the high demand for a public university in Chicago.

Notable Alumni and Famous Faces

  • Dr Jean Bogner, 1973, Nobel Peace Prize winner.
  • Billy Branch, 1974, Emmy winning blues musician.
  • Greg Cameron, 1987, executive director of the Joffrey Ballet.
  • Dr Chun-Tao Che, 1982, internationally renowned scientist and professor.


The University of Illinois at Chicago, 1200 W Harrison St, Chicago, IL 60607, United States