University of Chicago

Mission Statement

The University has a mission statement, formally adopted by the governing board and made public, declaring that it is an institution of higher education.

Since its founding, the mission of the University of Chicago, reiterated by each president, has been to sustain at the highest level of excellence the communication of knowledge, the creation of knowledge, and the fostering of a dynamic community of scholars and students.

The University's first formal statement of mission appears in its Articles of Incorporation, initially adopted in 1890 and most recently amended in 1944.

Location

University of Chicago
5801 S Ellis Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
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Contact Information

General Information: 773-702-1234

College at a Glance

  • School Type:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Faculty:
    351 Faculty Members | 49:1 Student:Faculty Ratio
  • Religious Affiliation:
    Not applicable
  • Mission Highlights:
    Institution is open to the public

Top Five Largest Sports Teams:

Male Sports

  • All Track Combined
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Wrestling

Female Sports

  • All Track Combined
  • Soccer
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball

Tuition & Fees Per Year

Undergraduate:

In-State:
$48,252
Out-of-State:
$48,252

Graduate:

In-State:
$50,685
Out-of-State:
$50,685

Student Body Breakdown

Total Enrolled:
17,357
Undergraduates:
6,179
Graduates:
11,178

Student Demographics

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  • 47.26% (Female Students)
  • 52.74% (Male Students)
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  • 23.51% (Asian)
  • 0.07% (Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander)
  • 5.92% (Black)
  • 58.47% (Caucasian)
  • 11.85% (Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.18% (American Indian/Alaska Native)

Pay For College with ROTC

Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) is a college scholarship program that prepares students to become military officers. Offered at more than 1,000 colleges and universities, it can help cover the costs of tuition and expenses.
Learn more about ROTC. Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) is a college program, offered at more than 1,000 colleges and universities across the United States, that prepares young adults to become military officers. In exchange for a paid college education and a guaranteed post-college career, ROTC students commit to serve in the Military after graduation (generally three to four years of Active Duty).
Learn more about ROTC

Army ROTC: yes  Navy ROTC: no  Air Force ROTC: yes 

Undergraduate Admissions

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  • 27,500 Apply
  • 2,409 Are Accepted
  • 1,445 Actually Attend

Types of Degrees Offered

  • no Certificate
  • no Associate's Degree
  • yes Bachelor's Degree
  • yes Master's Degree
  • yes Doctoral Degree

Learn more about this school at: WWW.UCHICAGO.EDU

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Financial aid is only available for those who qualify.