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Since its inception in 1890, UChicago has remained committed to educating extraordinary people regardless of race, gender, religion, or financial ability. More than $100 million in financial assistance and scholarships are awarded annually, and we are one of the few highly selective institutions to award both need-based and merit-based aid.
Approximately 6,306 students are enrolled in the College, renowned for its Core curriculum and small, discussion-style classes.
Contact Information:
Rosenwald Hall
1101 East 58th Street
Chicago, IL 60637-5416
Ph: 773.702.8650
Fax: 773.702.4199
College Admissions:

 Basic information:

  • Motto
    • Crescat scientia; vita excolatur
      Let knowledge grow from more to more; and so be human life enriched.
  • Founded
      • 1890
  • Founder
      • John D. Rockefeller
  • President
      • Robert J. Zimmer
  • Students
      • 6,286 undergraduate students
      • 10,159 graduate, professional, and other students
  • Faculty
      • 2,377 full-time faculty
  • Alumni
      • 182,000 alumni worldwide
  • Academics
      • 52 majors and 41 minors in the undergraduate College
      • 5 divisions and 6 professional schools for graduate study
  • Research
      • The University manages Argonne National Laboratory and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory for the Department of Energy, has direct oversight of the Marine Biological Laboratory, and is a founding partner of the Giant Magellan Telescope project.
      • 91 Nobel Prize winners, including 6 current faculty