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Estimated Expenses

 

Below are the estimated expenses for attending UIC. Tuition and fees are based on a course load of 12 credits per semester, and are subject to change without notice. The cost estimate for living expenses covers only minimal essential expenditures. Expenses for clothing, recreation, and incidentals are variable, and the cost of travel outside Chicago is not included. Note, the amounts listed in the 'Total' column represent the minimum amount of funding needed for I-20/DS-2019 issuance.

All new F-1 international students are required to show proof that funds are guaranteed for the first year of study.

All new J-1 international students are required to show proof that funds are guaranteed for the full length of his/her program.

Please ensure that adequate funding will continue to be available from the same or equally dependable sources for subsequent years. You may be asked to show proof of this at your visa interview. This proof can come from several different sources (personal, family, university, business, etc.); however, you must be sure to have supporting documents for each of the sources of funding.

 

Click here for more information about obtaining an initial I-20/DS-2019 and acceptable sources of funding.

Click here for more information about tuition ranges, fees, and assessments.

 

2016-2017 Estimated Expenses for International Students

 

Professional Programs

Below are the estimated expenses for international professional programs for one academic year. The length of the academic year varies by professional program.


Tuition and Fees Living Expenses Books and Orientation Total
College of Applied Health Sciences



Doctor of Occupational Therapy-OTD* $41,722 $21,396 $2,017 $65,135
Doctor of Physical Therapy-DPT* $41,652 $21,396 $2,017 $65,065
 
College of Dentistry



Advance Certificate Endodontics*, Orthodontics*, Periodontics*, and Prosthodontics* $40,193 $21,396 $2,017 $63,606
 
College of Nursing



Doctor of Nursing Practice-DNP $39,212 $16,046 $1,549 $56,807
 
College of Pharmacy



PharmD $44,852 $16,046 $1,549 $62,447

Those denoted with an asterisk(*) are calculated for 12 months of study; all other programs are calculated for 9 months of study.

 

Graduate Programs

Below are the estimated expenses for international graduate students for one academic year comprised of 9 months of study.


Tuition and Fees Living Expenses Books and Orientation Total
General Programs
All graduate programs unless otherwise mentioned below
$28,212 $16,046 $1,549 $45,807
 
College of Applied Health Sciences



Biomedical Visualization-all graduate programs/levels $36,168 $16,046 $1,549 $53,763
MS in Kinesiology $29,462 $16,046 $1,549 $47,057
MS in Nutrition $29,462 $16,046 $1,549 $47,057
MS in Occupational Therapy $32,762 $16,046 $1,549 $50,357
 
College of Architecture and the Arts



MArch $34,030 $16,046 $1,549 $51,625
MS in Architecture $33,030 $16,046 $1,549 $50,625
MDes in Graphic Design $33,030 $16,046 $1,549 $50,625
MDes in Industrial Design $33,030 $16,046 $1,549 $50,625
MA in Art History $31,828 $16,046 $1,549 $49,423
MA in Design Criticism $32,614 $16,046 $1,549 $50,209
MA in Museum & Exhibition Studies $34,236 $16,046 $1,549 $51,831
MFA $33,030 $16,046 $1,549 $50,625
MS Architecture in Health Design $36,596 $16,046 $1,549 $54,191
 
College of Business Administration



Master Business Administration-MBA, MS in Accounting, MS in Management Information Systems, MA in Real Estate, MS in Finance, MS in Business Analytics $37,412 $16,046 $1,549 $55,007
 
College of Engineering



MS in Bioengineering, Bioinformatics, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Materials Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering $32,352 $16,046 $1,549 $49,947
Master of Energy Engineering $35,272 $16,046 $1,549 $52,867
 
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences



Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Earth & Environmental Science, Physics and Psychology-all graduate programs/levels $29,962 $16,046 $1,549 $47,557
 
College of Medicine



MS in Medical Biotechnology (Rockford)** $24,552 $11,714 $1,549 $37,815

Those denoted with a double asterisk(**) are based on range II tuition and fees.

 
College of Nursing



MS or PhD in Nursing $36,582 $16,046 $1,549 $54,447
 
College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs



Public Administration-all graduate  programs/levels $32,212 $16,046 $1,549 $49,807
Urban Planning and Policy-all graduate programs/levels $33,212 $16,046 $1,549 $50,807
 
Jane Adams College of Social Work



MSW or PhD $28,978 $16,046 $1,549 $46,573
 
School of Public Health



MPH/MS/PhD/MS-CTS in following areas: Community Health, Environmental/Occupational health, Epidemiology, Biostats
$31,942 $16,046 $1,549 $49,537
MHA - Healthcare Administration
$38,506 $16,046 $1,549 $56,101

 

Undergraduate Programs

Below are the estimated expenses for international undergraduate students for one academic year comprised of 9 months of study.


Tuition and Fees Living Expenses Books and Orientation Total
General Programs
All undergraduate programs unless otherwise mentioned below
$28,932 $14,450 $1,549 $44,931
 
College of Applied Health Sciences



Health Information Management $31,332 $14,450 $1,549 $47,331
Human Nutrition $30,182 $14,450 $1,549 $46,181
Movement Sciences/Kinesiology $29,982 $14,450 $1,549 $45,981
 
College of Architecture and the Arts



All Programs excluding Art History
$31,572 $14,450 $1,549 $47,571
 
College of Business Administration



All Programs $31,282 $14,450 $1,549 $47,281
 
College of Engineering



All Programs $31,332 $14,450 $1,549 $47,331
 
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences



Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Earth & Environmental Science, Neuroscience, Physics and Psychology $30,682 $14,450 $1,549 $46,681
 
College of Nursing



All Programs $33,202 $14,450 $1,549 $49,201
 
School of Public Health



BA in Public Health $30,932 $14,450 $1,549 $46,931