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The University of Illinois - Chicago

Biology Scores
Students who would return
Would not - 3/14
Student Surveys
(in Biology)
Males: 4, Females: 13
Average Yrs. Completed: 2.4

Education Quality Vs. Competing Schools

University of Illinois - Chicago
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Student Expectations

Expected coursework difficulty:3.6 High
Actual difficulty:3.6 High
Students found the coursework to be easier than expected.

Educational Quality vs. Student Intellect

English Speaking

Percent of teaching staff that does not speak satisfactory English30-40%

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities


Attending UIC was a mistake. I lived with relatives in the suburbs of Chicago and commuted daily to the school. It was at the time a commuter school...
College is really what you make of it. I'm a first year student here at UIC and my experience has been mostly positive. I didn't apply myself as much ...
I'm am extremely disappointed with UIC. Asides for a reasonable tuition cost and location in the great city of Chicago. I can't think of one more posi...
UIC puts up a positive outer shell but often really focuses more on attracting new students than on taking care of the students they have. For exampl...
I have a mixed review about UIC, it was kind of what I expected to be but my review leans more towards being negative. Ill address everything one by o...
I have attended UIC for the past three years, if I stay I will be there another two. I have to say that the quality of my education has been excellen...
School was built in the fifties, at the time maybe that was what was considered cutting edge or beautiful... but now all you see is aged, dull rotting...
I went to UIC right after highschool, because when I visited there first time, it looked like a quite diverse campus community of white, latino, black...
Social life: My social life was fine. I was commuting but I did manage to make 2-3 close friends who I will probably keep in life. Education: -class...
There are good and bad sides to UIC. In general, as I came in with a 3.96/4.00 GPA and have been knocked down from that due to the poor teaching style...
UIC: When you walk around UIC the cityscape is your view almost everywhere you look. Different cultures of people intertwining between newly refinishe...
The professors just lecture, they talk talk talk without much explanation. (I am speaking of the sciences) You must be a self-learner and self-teacher...
The stereotype about UIC is that it is a commuter university and that it's academics are just average. This stereotype may have been true 20 + yeras ...
Well what can I say I finished and I got into uic's med school. I Not too bright of a guy but my undergrad experience at uic can be summed up in 3 w...
hard to talk to professors. little social life if under 21. everyone goes home on weekends. every sport is bad, no one attends the events. campus is d...
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