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Funding Your Education

About 80 percent of UIC students receive some type of financial assistance for their education and there are a variety of opportunities to lower tuition costs. Some of those include Federal aid and loans, but there are also opportunities for scholarship awards, student employment, and grants. Please use the resources shared below to help create a funding plan for your UIC education.

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Estimate one semester’s tuition and fees for your chosen program.

Financial Aid

Review your sources of financial opportunities and deadlines.

Payment Plans

Learn more about setting up a plan to spread payment of anticipated tuition, mandatory fees, room, and board expenses over 12 installments for the full academic year, or 6 installments for one semester.


Learn more about pursuing scholarship opportunities through the Honors College and the Office of Special Scholarship Programs.

Business Scholars Program

Learn about the UIC Business Scholars, a highly selective four-year leadership and development program that involves scholarship opportunities for selected students.

Engineering Funding

Review additional scholarship opportunities available to Engineering students. You can also learn more about the Women In Engineering Programs.

Jobs On and Off Campus Heading link

UIC’s Student Employment Office offers assistance to students who are looking to find a part-time job either on or off campus. The office sponsors various job fairs throughout the year, maintains general job listings both on and off campus, and provides various tips and tools to assist students in the search for a job.