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University of Illinois at Chicago

College of Applied Health Sciences

Chicago, IL

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Overview

University of Illinois at Chicago / College of Applied Health Sciences is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
(Certificate)
Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 198
Doctoral Degrees 66
Other Advanced Degrees 40

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,328
Applied
908
Accepted
425
Enrolled
39%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th February 15th No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

1,066
Total Graduate Students
54%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
45%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.47%
Black or African American 10.51%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 12.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.19%
Two or more races 2.63%
Unknown 4.69%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

179
Total faculty
Full-time - 95
Part-time - 84
Male (67)
Female (112)

Research

Focus of faculty research: The impact of cultural competence training on service providers, interventions to improve the functional skills and independent living capacity of those with long term disabilities and conditions; fall prevention in the elderly and veterans with ambulatory prosthetics; helping people with chronic conditions manage their disease and prevent secondary conditions
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 601 South Morgan Street
Chicago, IL  60607-7128
United States
Contact Prof. Bo Fernhall
Dean
Email: fernhall@uic.edu
Phone: 312-996-6695
Fax: 312-413-0086