University of Chicago

University of Chicago Ranking

country rank: 17
world rank: 19

University Overview

The University of Chicago ranking, established in 1891, is a non-profit private higher-education college based in the metropolitan setting of Chicago, Illinois (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000). The University of Chicago ranking is a massive (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational US higher education college that is officially approved by the Higher Learning Commission. In a variety of fields of research, the University of Chicago provides classes and programmes leading to formally accredited higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 129-year-old American university has a preferential admissions process focused on students’ previous academic records and ratings. The acceptance rate ranges from 0 to 10%, rendering this US higher education institution extremely selective. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Students have access to a library, accommodation, athletic facilities, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, online classes and distance learning resources, as well as administrative services at the University of Chicago.

University of Chicago Ranking

University Identity

Name University of Chicago
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 60637 Illinois United States
Tel +1 (773) 702 1234
Fax +1

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

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

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes University of Chicago's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 5,595,968 physical volumes, 93,730 physical media, 131,700 digital/electronic medium and 1,372 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of Chicago's library has 5 branches.
Housing Yes University of Chicago provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 3,532 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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

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