University of Chicago is a private institution that was founded in 1890. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,526 (fall 2021), its setting is urban, and the campus size is 217 acres.
The University of Chicago (UChicago, Chicago, U of C, or UChi) is a private research university in Chicago. The university, established in 1890, has its main campus in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood. Admissions at the University of Chicago are considered highly selective.
UChicago Medicine is an academic health system that includes hospitals, outpatient clinics and physician practices throughout Chicago, the suburbs and Northwest Indiana. Skip Navigation Find a Condition
The College curriculum in general and liberal education introduces students to the University’s scholarly values and fosters rigorous habits of mind that empower students to pursue their life-long learning goals and aspirations. A wide range of singular majors, minors, and areas of specialization defines students’ intellectual development.
The University of Chicago’s consideration of applications for admission is need-blind for citizens of the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, as well as U.S. permanent residents. For these applicants, submitting an application for need-based financial aid will have no bearing on admission to the College.
The University is pleased to welcome prospective students and other visitors to our campus in Hyde Park. If you are a prospective undergraduate student or family member, please visit our College Admissions site for tour information and other resources. For prospective graduate students, please visit our Graduate Admissions tour page.
At the University of Chicago Medicine, we ensure that our patients have access to the most advanced tests and treatments for arthritis, lupus and other rheumatic and autoimmune diseases.