Resources for Prospective Students
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FAQs for Prospective International Students Heading link
How do I apply to UIC?
The Office of Admission can help you explore programs, understand tuition costs and guide you through the application process. Many parts of their website can be translated into multiple languages.
If you are an international student ready to apply to UIC as a degree-seeking student, make sure to review the International Requirements page for undergraduate students or graduate and professional students for information on English proficiency, foreign credentials and more.
If you are currently studying at one of UIC’s international exchange partner schools, you can find information about how to apply to UIC as an incoming exchange student through the Office of International Services page.
If you are interested in studying in an intensive English language program, you can find more information on applying through the Tutorium in Intensive English page.
What are UIC's English language requirements?
Please visit the International Requirements page for undergraduate students or graduate and professional students and scroll down to English Proficiency to see the approved tests and required minimum scores for degree programs.
If you are interested in studying in an intensive English language program, which has no English language requirement, please visit the Tutorium in Intensive English page for more information.
How do I find information on scholarships for international students?
All undergraduate students are automatically considered for scholarships as part of the application process. Graduate students can find guidance on how to fund their studies, including assistantships, on the Graduate College website.
The Office of Scholarships and Office of External Fellowships provide guidance to current UIC students on locating and applying for funding. The Office of International Affairs and the Office of International Services both manage scholarships specific to international education.
How do I find professional and customized programs for international students?
Programs for International Partnerships has information on professional and customized programs for international students.