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"Hyde Park is a fantastic community and makes the city of Chicago feel
a little more homey."
— Ella D.


acre campus

A certified botanic garden


Student to Faculty Ratio


Nobel laureates

associated with UChicago


of students are
involved in research

Students attend UChicago from over 100 countries around the world


varsity teams

29 UAA Championships

over the past decade

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Information Sessions—In Person & Virtual

Discover UChicago through virtual and in-person sessions! Take a deep dive virtually, and get to know UChicago so that when you come to Hyde Park to see our beautiful campus in person, you’ll feel right at home! Register to join an opportunity to learn more about life at UChicago and the process of applying to college! Check dates and register

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UChicago At A Click

UChicago at a Click presents a collection of resources to help you to know us better and confidently approach the college application process. Take a 360° virtual tour, learn about our Core curriculum and commitment to free speech, and listen to admissions experts as they walk you through the admissions process. If you have any questions, please reach out to us at

The UChicago Experience

Learn more about UChicago through our students and recent alumni. See their amazing accompliments and learn about some of their favorite classes, dining halls, and UChicago activities.

Updates From Admissions

Surprise ceremony welcomes first-gen student into Class of '26

Anthony Alvarez, a senior at Lane Tech College Prep, is the first member of the University of Chicago’s Class of 2026. Learn more.

College Alum Writes Guidebook for First-Generation, Low-Income Students

Jessica Ilayalith Mora, AB ‘20, draws upon thesis research, personal experience to give students tools for success. Learn more

College Launches New "Media Arts and Design" Major

A new major, “Media Arts and Design” (MAAD), will launch this fall and will focus on the historical study, theoretical critique, and hands-on experimentation of emerging forms of media. Learn more

UChicago works with to 'pay it forward'

UChicago supports the opportunities provided by, where students can earn a credential by exhibiting mastery of a skill, then share their knowledge teaching this skill to their peers. Learn more

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navigating admissions podcast identity Navigating College Admissions

In our podcast series, Navigating College Admissions, we sit down with admissions experts to talk about the process of applying to college. Not just UChicago. Any college!