University of Chicago

country rank  25
world rank  28

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University Overview

Established in 1891, University of Chicago is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Chicago (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Illinois. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Chicago is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Chicago offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 127 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this US higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1891
Motto Crescat scientia; vita excolatur
Let knowledge grow from more to more; and so be human life enriched
Colours Maroon and white

University Location

Address 5801 S Ellis Avenue
Chicago (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
60637 Illinois
United States
T +1 (773) 702 1234
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Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office 1101 East 58th Street, Suite 105
Chicago 60637
+1 (773) 702 8650

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,000-2,499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Chicago's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

Affiliations

  • 568 Group
  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA)
  • Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Social Media

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Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium
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Site last updated: Thursday, 23 August 2018