Prospective Students

The UIC College of Applied Health Sciences is a national leader in educating students and generating research that advances personal health and healthcare systems in vital ways. Graduates work to prevent illness and injury, rehabilitate from physical setbacks, support healthcare technology, and remove barriers facing people with disabilities.

Fast Facts about the College

Established as a free-standing college

1979

Programs date back to

1913

Bachelor's Degrees

Health Information Management (on campus)
Health Information Management (online)
Kinesiology
Nutrition, Coordinated Program
Nutrition Science

Master's Degrees

Biomedical Visualization (BVIS)
Disability and Human Development
Health Informatics (online)
Kinesiology
Nutrition, Coordinated Program
Nutrition, Traditional Program
Occupational Therapy
Rehabilitation Sciences

Doctorate Degrees

Disability Studies
Kinesiology, Nutrition, and Rehabilitation
Occupational Therapy
Physical Therapy

Certificates

Assistive Technology Certificate Program
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Health Information Management (online)
Post-Master’s Certificate in Health Informatics (online)

Enrollment (fall 2012)

Undergraduate: 700
Graduate: 858
Professional: 152
Total enrollment: 1710 – the 4th largest college at UIC

Student demographics (fall 2011)

Men 38%
Women 62%

Am. Indian/Alaska Native 1
Asian 136
Black/African American 46
Caucasian 346
Native HI/Pac. Islander 9
Two or more races 7
Intl./unknown 12

U.S. states represented: 42

Non-U.S. countries represented: 15

Core Faculty

74

Alumni

Over 9,900

2012 Rankings

U.S. News & World Report:
Occupational Therapy - #1 among public universities; #4 overall
Physical Therapy - #16

Notables

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