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University of Chicago


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University of Chicago
5801 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60637
General Information773-702-1234
TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Awards OfferedBachelor's degree, Doctor's degree - research/scholarship, Master's degree, Doctor's degree - professional practice, Post-master's certificate
Campus SettingCity, Large
Campus HousingYes
Student Population 15,152 (5,270 undergraduate)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio6 to 1

Mission Statement

The University has a mission statement- formally adopted by the governing board and made public- declaring that it is an institution of higher education. Since its founding- the mission of the University of Chicago- reiterated by each president- has been to sustain at the highest level of excellence the communication of knowledge- the creation of knowledge- and the fostering of a dynamic community of scholars and students. The University's first formal statement of mission appears in its Articles of Incorporation- initially adopted in 1890 and most recently amended in 1944.
Special Learning Opportunities Religious Affiliation
ROTC (Army, Air Force)
Study abroad
Teacher certification
Not applicable
Student Services Undergraduates registered as students with disabilities
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
3 percent or less
Credit Accepted  
Dual credit
Advanced placement credits
Faculty and Graduate Assistants Full-timePart-time
Total Faculty 424282
Instructional 157197
Research and Public Service 26785
Total Graduate Assistants -561
Instructional -206
Research and Public Service -355