One of the world's great intellectual destinations, this is a community of creative, demanding, inspired scholars who debate and collaborate to enrich human life through their work.
This is UChicago
Based in Chicago, we are a center for inquiry, research, and education with international reach. Our other locations include Beijing (pictured), London, Paris, and Singapore.Learn more »
We are home to the internationally renowned University of Chicago Medicine, at the forefront of medicine since caring for their first patients in 1927.Explore the University of Chicago Medicine »
Our motto underscores our belief in the power of ideas:Let knowledge grow from more to more; and so be human life enriched.
Our mascot is the phoenix, a mythical bird whose rebirth from its own ashes exemplifies its resilience.
Inside Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, students await the Aims of Education address, a yearly faculty talk that welcomes the incoming College class.
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Located in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood, the University of Chicago contributes to and draws from the strength and diversity of the surrounding metropolis.
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From student and faculty art to world-class museums, theaters, and other presenting organizations, UChicago is a dynamic center for arts and culture.
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The University of Chicago was founded by John D. Rockefeller, and our first president was William Rainey Harper. Our current president is Robert J. Zimmer.
With our fervent commitment to inquiry, UChicago has been revolutionizing education since our earliest days.
Our faculty's research and discoveries have earned them the highest of accolades and have had a positive impact all over the world.
A major research institution, UChicago also manages two national laboratories: Argonne and Fermilab.
Among the brightest in the world, our students challenge everything as they shape the knowledge of the future.
Our alumni are leading the way in more than 125 countries around the world.
Students have easy access to the University's millions of print resources, which are all held on campus. The new Joe and Rika Mansueto Library, opened in 2011, has capacity for 3.5 million volumes in its high-tech, underground storage system.
Our main campus in Hyde Park, known for its neogothic architecture, has been designated a botanic garden.
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