University of Chicago

The University of Chicago, also called UChicago, U of C, or just “Chicago,” comprises 211 acres in Woodlawn and Hyde Park, south of Chicago’s downtown. It was founded in 1890 as a secular, coeducational school by the American Baptist Education Society on land donated by Marshall Field. John D. Rockefeller provided funding, and classes began in 1892.

U of C offers a number of graduate programs. There is a school of continuing education along with six professional schools and interdisciplinary committees organized into four divisions. U of C is acknowledged as one of the world’s most prestigious schools.

University Profile

Ranking #10 #5
University Name University of Chicago
Year Established 1890
Motto Crescat scientia; vita excolatur
Motto in English Let knowledge grow from more to more; and so be human life enriched
Colors Maroon and white


Address 5801 S Ellis Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, United States
Phone +1 (773) 702 1234
Fax +1 (773) 702 4199
Website University of Chicago Website
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Business & Social Sciences n/a
Engineering n/a
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International Students Allowed Yes
Student Body Men and Women
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