Academics

Location
Chicago, IL
Undergrads
5,464
Tuition (in-state)
$14,689 ($8,089)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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4 College Junior

Academics: All professors in the political science program are knowledgeable and open with students. Interacting with them is of extreme ease.

5 College Freshman

Academics: they are so much helpful the learning support center help student who needs to do homework

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4 College Sophomore

Academics: I have a had great experiences for the most part of my time here

2 College Sophomore

Academics: I don't really like the teachers not because of how they teach, but the grading is an issue. I find myself always confronting a teacher about my grades.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Academics: Based more on my passion and love for what I want to do for the rest of my life.

2 people found this useful Report
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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 124th
    Best Use of Teaching Assistants
  • 207th
    Best Student-Faculty Ratio
  • 372nd
    Best Registration Process
  • 489th
    Best Academic Advisers
  • 493rd
    Most Caring Professors

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Facts & Statistics

Student-Faculty Ratio
15:1
Full-Time Instructional Faculty
417
Part-Time Instructional Faculty
301
Total FT Faculty
417
Faculty with Terminal Degree
70%
Average Faculty Salary
$60,518
Full-Time Retention Rate
62%
Part-Time Retention Rate
47%
Transfer-Out Rate
40%
Graduation Rate
21%
Programs/Majors Offered
51
Academic/Career Counseling?
Yes
Remedial Services?
Yes
Instructional Programs
Occupational: No
Academic: Yes
Continuing Professional: No
Recreational/Avocational: No
Adult Basic Remedial: No
Secondary (High School): No
Special Credit Opportunities
Advanced Placement (AP) Credits: Yes
Dual Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credits: Yes
Degrees Awarded
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
Most Popular Majors
  • Accounting: 3%
  • Criminal Justice and Safety Studies: 2%
  • Elementary Education: 3%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences: 4%
Special Study Options
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Student Polls

Rate your school's academic environment on the following topics    Based on 38 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Academic advisers
  • Class availability
  • Consistency in grading
  • Course subject variety
  • Curriculum flexibility
  • Gen-Ed requirements
  • Manageability of workload
  • Online course options
  • Quality of teaching assistants (TAs)
  • Scheduling/registration process
  • Technology in the classroom

Rate your school's professors on the following topics    Based on 39 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Accessibility
  • Communication skills
  • General knowledge
  • Interest in class subjects
  • Interest in students
  • Time spent in classroom
  • Use of teaching assistants

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