A Brief Introduction
Founded by John D. Rockefeller, the University of Chicago was established in the year 1890 in Illinois and is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
As per QS World University Rankings and the Times, University of Chicago lies at the 11th position whereas ARWU (Academic Ranking of World Universities), ranked the university at the 9th position.
Spreading across and area of 211 acres, the University is situated just about 7 miles from the main city of Chicago.
Important and renowned sites at the campus include:
- The Snell-Hitchcock
- The Rockefeller Chapel
- The Henry Hinds Laboratory
- The Gerald Ratner Athletics Center
The University of Chicago runs 12 research institutes and 113 research centers on campus.
The University of Chicago has various schools under which it offers various programs across several disciplines:
- School of Social Service Administration
- Chicago Booth School of Business
- The College
- Divinity School
- Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies
- Harris School of Public Policy Studies
- Law School
- Pritzker School of Medicine
University of Chicago offers the following courses to the students –
- Art, Design, Media
- Medical Biology & Health Sciences
- Business, Management & Finance
- Engineering & Technology
- Humanities & Law & Journalism
- Education ,Professional & Training
- Language, Linguistics & Cultural Studies
- Earth & Environment Sciences
- Bachelor in Environmental Studies
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The University has more than 300 active student organizations. These include:
- A newspaper,
- A debate society
- Sport teams.
- Student-run radio station
The University theater is used by student actors, playwrights, designers and technicians annually for presenting plays.
The University of Chicago owns a proper library system with six libraries within the campus. It contains a total of 9.8 million volumes from all fields.
The University has several residence halls in the campus for student accommodation. These include Single rooms and double rooms.
It also has a large dorm which is divided into several houses and each dorm has its own master. Students can choose out of the available options for accommodation.
Cost of living
Student Life Fee
One-time Lifetime Transcript Fee
University Student Health Basic Insurance Plan (student only)
Room & Board
Books & Supplies
Commuting to and from field placement (includes CTA U-Pass fee for three quarters)
Total for a single student
International Student fees
Annual tuition fees 2015/16:
DOMESTIC & INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
All UG programs:
DOMESTIC & INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Most PG programs (excl. PhDs):
US$44,178 (for one year)
The University offers many scholarships to its students at all levels. These scholarships amount up to 9,000 USD per student depending o their needs.
Prime Minister of Poland (2004–05)
Prime Minister of Malawi (1964–66), President of Malawi (1966–94)
President of the Supreme Court of Israel from 1965 until 1976
Attorney General of the United States (1967–1969)
First Lady of Ukraine (2005–2010)
actress; starred in TV series Taxi
film director, Maria Full of Grace
former men's basketball head coach at Oregon State University; older brother of Michelle Obama
Chairman and CEO of Morningstar, Inc.
Advising & Counseling
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