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


Programs date back to


Bachelor's Degrees

Disability and Human Development
Health Information Management (on campus)
Health Information Management (online)
Nutrition, Coordinated Program
Nutrition Science
Rehabilitation Sciences


Disability and Human Development

Master's Degrees

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

Doctorate Degrees

Biomedical and Health Informatics
Disability Studies
Kinesiology and Nutrition
Occupational Therapy
Physical Therapy
Rehabilitation Sciences


Assistive Technology Certificate Program
Certificate in Clinical Rehabilitation and Technology Research
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



Over 9,900

2012 Rankings

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