College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Graduate degrees- University of Illinois at Chicago

LAS offers almost 1,000 courses and many nationally ranked graduate programs.
  • University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
  • 2 Years
  • Campus
  • 22 August 2022

Course Information

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences of the University of Illinois at Chicago offers a wide range of programmes in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. With almost 1000 courses, The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences offers also graduate programmes that are nationally ranked.

Based on the tradition of the liberal arts, the college focuses on holistic intellectual development and delivering an educational experience rather than pure vocational and professional training. For this reason, the emphasis is put on an exploration of comprehending human cultures and the natural universe. The advantage of adding social sciences to the curriculum is to gain a solid foundation for understanding the complexity of human lives and the world around us.

Applied Economics (MA)
Communication (MA)
Latin American and Latino Studies (MA)
Political Science (MA)


About the university

The largest university in the Chicago area,   The University of Illinois Chicago is an acclaimed research University. The university has 16 colleges with a wide range of programmes to choose from. Life sciences, physical sciences, social sciences, arts, business, law, technology and more. It is not just what you learn in the classroom, but UIC offers a lot of extracurricular activities to connect with classmates outside the classroom.

With a student-teacher ratio of 18:1, the students receive more attention along with the quality of education.

UIC ranked 46th among public national universities by the 2022 U.S. News & World Report ranking. It is the only Illinois university ranked among the 10 best value colleges in the nation by Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education.




Learning format

Graduate students are governed by the policies of the University of Illinois at Chicago, the Graduate College, their disciplinary (line) college, and their department, and they are expected to become familiar with these policies. The Graduate Catalog in effect when the student begins enrollment in a degree program is the primary source of information on Graduate College policies pertaining to the student.

Many of the university and departmental policies are listed in this catalogue, and most programs have policy manuals for graduate students.


Entry requirements

  • Applicants are considered on an individual basis. Complete transcripts for all undergraduate and any graduate work must be submitted.

  • English proficiency is required for the programme.

Apply before:

02 July 2022

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University of Illinois, Chicago - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Graduate degrees- University of Illinois at Chicago