School of Art&Art History UIC at Chicago at-a-glance

Did you know?
  • UIC was ranked #11 in the Times Higher Education top 100 young universities in the world.
  • UIC is the only public university in Chicago to offer bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees in Art History.

  • Graduates of our art history program are employed at prominent museums, universities, and cultural institutions around the world.

  • MUSE partners with the Institut für alles mögliche in Berlin for students to gain international work experience during a summer term.

  • UIC’s School of Art & Art History is the best investment, and provides the best value for higher education in the Arts at a top 10 ranked youngest public research university.

  • The College’s faculty has included 2 MacArthur “Genius” Award winners, 5 Guggenheim recipients, and 6 Whitney Biennial Participants.

  • UIC offers unparalleled education at an affordable price and was chosen as 2012’s “Best College Degree for the Money” by the Chicago Reader.

  • The world’s tallest building, the Kingdom Tower in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, was designed by alum of the School of Architecture, Adrian Smith.