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University of Illinois at Chicago

Also known as UIC, the university was formed in 1982 by the consolidation of the Medical Center Campus, which dates back to the 19th Century, and the Chicago Circle Campus, which in 1965 replaced the two-year undergraduate Navy Pier Campus that had opened in 1946 to educate returning veterans. The school, in a developing area west of Chicago’s downtown, has 15,600 undergraduates, 6,900 graduate students and 2,500 professional students. Its 15 colleges are:

  • Applied Health Sciences
  • Architecture & the Arts
  • Business Administration
  • Dentistry
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Graduate College
  • Honors College
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy
  • Public Health
  • Social Work
  • and Urban Planning and Public Affairs

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