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University of Chicago, Chicago

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One of the world's premier academic and research institutions, the University of Chicago has driven new ways of thinking since our 1890 founding. Today, UChicago is an intellectual destination that draws inspired scholars to our Hyde Park and international campuses, keeping UChicago at the nexus of ideas that challenge and change the world.

Our education empowers individuals to challenge conventional thinking in pursuit of original ideas. Students in the undergraduate College broaden their perspectives on world issues in the rigorous Core curriculum. Graduate programs through our four divisions, six professional schools, and the Graham School of Continuing Liberal Arts and Professional Studies transform scholars into leaders and grant access to professors often lauded as some of the world's greatest thinkers.

With a commitment to free and open inquiry, our scholars take an interdisciplinary approach to research that spans arts to engineering, medicine to education. Their work transforms the way we understand the world, advancing fields of study, and often creating new ones. Generating new knowledge for the benefit of present and future generations, UChicago research has had an impact around the globe, leading to such breakthroughs as discovering the link between cancer and genetics, establishing revolutionary theories of economics, and developing tools to produce reliably excellent urban schooling.

Located in one of the world's greatest cities, UChicago is enriched by and invested in the community we call home. As the second-largest private employer in Chicago, our talented faculty, physicians, and staff comprise a dedicated team committed to the mission of the University.

We partner with our South Side neighbors on innovative initiatives with local benefits and replicable outcomes for urban universities everywhere. Meanwhile, our research and ideas have broad impact, crossing borders to drive international conversations. The same is true of our diverse and creative students and alumni, who found businesses, create masterpieces, and win Nobel Prizes.

In all we do, we are driven to dig deeper, push further, and ask bigger questions—and to leverage our knowledge to enrich all human life.
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  • I had several hours to kill after a business meeting, and decided to Uber from The Loop up to Hyde Park to see a Frank Lloyd House. It was closed, but walked around the lovely campus, and visited the ...  more »
  • One of the best universities in the states, located in a huge campus area in Chicago’s Hyde Park. Composed of both undergraduate and graduate programs has also additional campuses in other places such...  more »
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  • Take the tour! The campus is incredible. You could spend hours waking around and visit the church
  • The University of Chicago, referred to as UChicago, is located in Chicago, the international financial center of the United States. It is a world-renowned private research university and ranks among the top ten universities in the world . Many Chicago schools, such as the Chicago School of Economics, which are dominated by the humanities and social sciences, were born here. About 40% of Nobel laureates in economics are related to the University of Chicago , which is the world economy. One of the most important research and teaching centers such as science, law, and sociology . From the Manhattan Project, a large number of scientists gathered here, under the leadership of "Father of Atomic Energy" Fermi, established the world's first nuclear reactor ("Chicago No. 1", Chicago Pile 1) , successfully opened The era of human atomic energy, and the creation of the first national laboratory in the United States Argonne National Laboratory and later the famous Fermi laboratory, and then established the important position of Zhida in the natural sciences.

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