Diversity Data

  • Permanent Employees, Fall 2015: African American 22%, Asian 14%, Latino 14%, White 44%, International 3%, Other 3%

    Employee Demographics

  • Undergraduate Student Enrollment, Fall 2015: African American 8%, Asian 22%, Latino 28%, White 34%, International 3%, Other 5%

    Undergraduate Demographics

  • 4 out of 5 freshmen stated that diversity was important in their decision to attend UIC.

    4 out of 5 Students Say...

  • Six Year Graduation Rates since 1989 have steadily increased for all race/ethnicity groups.

    Six Year Graduation Rates

  • Undergraduate Demographics since 1973 shows the White student population decreasing, Latino and Asian students increasing, and Black student enrollment remaining stable.

    Undergraduate Demographics since 1973

  • Freshmen Say "Race Understanding Very Important" shows an increase in positive response since 2008.

    Freshmen Say "Race Understanding Very Important"

  • In general, UIC departments with neither Black nor Latino faculty have decreased since 2007.

    Neither Black Nor Latino Faculty

  • Students with Disabilities by Level since 2005: Shows an increase of self reported disabilities

    Students with Disabilities

  • Half of undergraduate students are women.

    Undergraduate Female Students

  • One third of students are first generation college students.

    First Generation College Students

  • One quarter of freshmen say that English is not their first language.

    Freshmen First Language

  • 62% of undergraduate students receive financial aid. 49% receive Pell grants.

    Financial Aid or Pell Grant Recipients

  • Employees by Job Category and Race/Ethnicity, Fall 2015. University Leadership: Asian 4%, Black 13%, Latino 0%, White 83%. Faculty: Asian 19%, Black 6%, Latino 6%, White 63%. Academic Professionals: Asian 15%, Black 13%, Latino 10%, White 59%. Civil Service: Asian 13%, Black 32%, Latino 20%, White 32%.

    Employee Categories by Race

  • Employees by Job Category and Gender, Fall 2015. University Leadership: Female 30%, Male 70%. Faculty: Female 48%, Male 52%. Academic Professionals: Female 62%, Male 38%. Civil Service: Female 68%, Male 32%.

    Employee Categories by Gender

  • Students by Category and Race/Ethnicity, Fall 2015: Asian 13% graduate versus 22% undergraduate, Black 8% graduate versus 8% undergraduate, Latino 9% graduate versus 28% undergraduate, White 44% graduate versus 34% undergraduate.

    Student Categories by Race

  • Students by Category and Gender, Fall 2015: Female graduate 57% versus 50% undergraduate, male 43% graduate versus 50% undergraduate.

    Student Categories by Gender