LAS students

Scholarships, Financial Aid and Tuition


UIC's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is a remarkable educational value. UIC is in the top 4% of U.S. universities (US News and World Report) and one of the top research universities in the world.  Tuition is locked-in—your UIC tuition will not increase for four years.

Find complete information about UIC tuition and fees here

Financial Aid

85% of incoming first-year students received aid at UIC. 69% of incoming first-year students received grants and scholarships.

Information on all types of financial aid available to LAS students can be found on the Office of Student Financial Aid site.

UIC offers many grants to make a UIC undergraduate education affordable.  


Both UIC and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offer numerous scholarship opportunities for prospective and current students.

LAS is proud to award a number of merit and need-based scholarships, with new scholarship opportunities being added every year. Prospective and new incoming students can email for information on first-year scholarships and awards.

Additional UIC scholarship information can be found through Admissions Scholarships, the Office of International Services Scholarships, the Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services Scholarship, the President's Award Program, and Honors College Scholarships.

To note for your future as a UIC student: Learn about scholarship opportunities offered to our current, continuing LAS students, through the UIC Office of Scholarships, and nationally-competive scholarship awards with UIC's Office of External Fellowships. You will be able to apply for these scholarship opportunities as a continuing UIC, sophomore through senior year.