Application Process

Admissions Contact

Incoming First-Year Application Process

Fall Application Deadlines

Early Action – November 1
Regular Decision – January 15
International Applicants – January 15

Application Steps

First Year applicants must meet the four core requirements listed below to complete an application. Please note that additional requirements may apply. Visit the Office of Undergraduate Admissions website for additional information on application requirements.

  1. The Common Application online including the UIC-specific questions and essays under the My Colleges tab.
  2. The $60 nonrefundable application fee or fee waiver.
  3. Official high school transcript, submitted electronically or via mail to the address below, along with the Common Application School Report: Office of Undergraduate Admissions (MC 018)
    University of Illinois at Chicago
    1200 West Harrison Street, Suite 1100
    Chicago, IL 60607-7161  
  4. ACT/SAT scores, submitted electronically or printed on official transcripts.

Current UIC Students Transferring to the BA Public Health Program

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester – April 1
Spring Semester – December 6 (deadline extended)

Complete the forms in the intercollege transfer application packet and submit them to:

SPH Undergraduate Admissions Committee
1603 West Taylor Street, Room 155 (MC 923)
Chicago, IL 60612-4394

Application Steps

  1. Complete the applicant information form
  2. Submit a resume addressing employment history and volunteer/service activities
  3. Complete the prerequisite self-evaluation
  4. Submit a personal statement
  5. Submit one letter of recommendation
  6. UIC Academic History/Transcripts: UIC students should print their UIC Academic History available online via www.my.UIC.edu and include this information with their application materials. In addition, official sealed transcripts from all other colleges and universities attended since matriculating to UIC are to be submitted to the UIC Office of Admissions.
  7. Submit a request for prerequisite exception (if necessary)

Non-UIC Students Transferring to the BA Public Health Program

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester – April 1
Spring Semester – October 15

Application Steps

Application materials include the following:

  1. Complete the UIC transfer application.  This online application requires a $60 application fee. You can access the application through UIC Undergraduate Admissions. Please note that international applicants must make sure to follow the international applicant instructions found in the application.
  2. Personal Statement: applicants should be sure include a statement addressing their desire to pursue the public health major as part of the Program Choice Personal Statement prompt in the online Transfer Application. Include in the statement the life experiences, activities, and academic work that have prepared you to pursue a baccalaureate degree in public health.
  3. Official Transcripts: Official sealed transcripts from all colleges and universities attended are to be submitted to: Office of Undergraduate Admissions (MC 018)
    University of Illinois at Chicago
    1200 West Harrison Street, Suite 1100
    Chicago, IL 60607-7161
  4. Supplemental application materials: applicants may upload supplemental application materials as well as request recommendation letters via the online application system. Document upload instructions.  The required supplemental application materials include:- Resume addressing employment history and volunteer/service activities: Applicants should upload a PDF resume into the online application system.- One Letter of Recommendation: Applicants should submit a letter of recommendation request via the online application system. The recommender will then receive an email prompting him or her to upload a PDF recommendation letter into the online application system.

Please note that applicants who are unable to upload documents into the online application system may also submit supplemental application materials directly to the program at:

SPH Undergraduate Admissions Committee
1603 West Taylor Street, Room 155 (MC 923)
Chicago, IL 60612-4394