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U Chicago Guide

The University of Chicago 

Est. 1890

Founder, John D. Rockefeller.

Motto: Crescat scientia; vita excolatur (Let knowledge grow from more to more; and so be human life enriched.)


  • Chicago, Illinois 60637
  • In Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood near Lake Michigan


  • Tuition is $50,997; room & board on campus costs $15,093 per year
  • The average aid applicant receives $45,500 in scholarships each year.
  • No application fee!

Ranking:  #=10th World University Ranking 2017 # =13th US College Rankings 2017 (Times Higher Education)


  • Undergraduate core curriculum : Humanities, Natural & Mathematical Sciences , Social Sciences, & Language requirement
  • 5 divisions and 6 professional schools for graduate study.
  • 5,860 undergraduate students