University of Chicago

University of Chicago

School Overview: (source: usnews.com)

University of Chicago is a private institution that was founded in 1890. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,552, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 217 acres.It utilizes a quarter-based academic calendar. University of Chicago’s ranking in the 2020 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, #6. Its tuition and fees are $59,298.

The University of Chicago, situated in Hyde Park, offers a rich campus life in a big-city setting. In addition to the college, the university has postgraduate offerings that include the highly ranked Booth School of Business, Law School, Pritzker School of Medicine and Harris School of Public Policy Studies. The Chicago Maroons have more than 15 NCAA Division III teams, which compete in the University Athletic Association, and have strong basketball and wrestling programs. Freshmen are required to live on campus, and more than 50 percent of upperclassmen choose to remain on campus. On-campus students are placed in “houses” within their dorm, which serve as tight-knit communities and provide academic and social support. The university offers more than 400 student organizations.