University of ChicagoThe University of Chicago is a private university located–as its name suggests–in Chicago, Illinois. It was founded in 1890 by the American Baptist Education Society and contribution from John D. Rockefeller. It has an endowment of $7.55 billion and enrolls roughly 15,000 students annually. Five thousand of its students are enrolled in "The College", the name of its undergraduate program. Degrees offered through The College focus on the arts and sciences. The University of Chicago offers graduate-level and professional programs in medicine, business, law, public policy, social services, divinity, and liberal and professional studies.
The University of Chicago is well known for its contributions to research and in the field of education. The university helped develop the first man-made nuclear reaction, assisted in the law and economics movement in legal analysis, and was instrumental in the creation of the Chicago School of Economics. The University of Chicago is also well known as the home of the largest university press in the nation–the University of Chicago Press. The University of Chicago will also be the new home of the Barack Obama Presidential Center, scheduled for completion in 2020.
University of Chicago alumni include 89 Nobel laureats, 49 Rhodes Scholars, 13 National Humanities Medalists, 13 billionares, 9 Fields Medalists, and a handful of U.S. Congressmen.
AcademicsThrough "The College", the University of Chicago's undergraduate division, the university offers Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees in approximately 50 disciplines and fields of study. The College also offers roughly 30 undergraduate minors. The College is subdivided into five academic divisions. These include the Social Sciences Collegiate Division, Humanities Collegiate Division, Biological Sciences Collegiate Division, Physical Sciences Collegiate Division, and the New Collegiate Division. With exception of the New Collegiate Division, all collegiate divisions have a corresponding graduate division. The New Collegiate Division is responsible for overseeing and administering interdisciplinary majors.
Booth School of BusinessThe Booth School of Business offers graduate degree programs in business. It is the second-oldest business school in the United States and the first collegiate business school to offer an Executive MBA program. It was also the first business school to launch a PhD program in business. The Booth School of Business has one of the largest endowments of any business school in the nation.
Booth is one of the few business schools to conduct graduate level research. Booth graduate students and faculty conduct research in quantitative marketing, accounting, economics and finance. The Booth School of Business is consistently ranked among the top business schools in the nation and its MBA program is ranked among the top 10 every year.
Currently, Booth offers full-time, part-time and Executive MBA programs. It also offers A.M. and Ph.D. programs in various fields. The school's Executive MBA is one of the few in the world to allow students to complete their degree at each of its various campuses in London, Hong Kong, Chicago and Singapore.
Online Learning and Degree ProgramsThrough UChicago the University of Chicago offers students the ability to take online courses and classes as they work toward earning a degree. However, the university does not have a formal online degree programs that extends across all departments. Currently, only the Graham School and Oriental Institute have formal online offerings. Only a few other faculty and departments offer any type of online learning opportunities.
|Phone Number:||(773) 702-1234|
|Address:||5801 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60637|
|Institution Type:||Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above|
|Size:||Large ( 5,400+ undergrad, 9,500+ grad )|
|Award Levels:||Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral|
|In-State Tuition||$ 38,607|
|Out-of-State Tuition||$ 38,622|
|Online Degrees Offered:||NO|
|Student-to-Faculty Ratio:||6 to 1|
Majors and Degrees
|Biological and Biomedical Sciences|
|Biology Biological Sciences|
|Developmental Biology and Embryology|
|Neurobiology and Anatomy|
|Oncology and Cancer Biology|
|Pathology Experimental Pathology|
|Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services|
|Business Administration and Management|
|International Business Trade Commerce|
|Computer Information Sciences|
|Education and Teaching|
|English Language and Literature Letters|
|English Language and Literature|
|Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies|
|Ethnic, Minority, Gender, and Group Studies|
|Latin American Studies|
|Near and Middle Eastern Studies|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics|
|Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics|
|Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics|
|East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics|
|German Language and Literature|
|Middle Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics|
|Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics|
|Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics|
|South Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics|
|Health Professions and Related Programs|
|History and Philosophy Of Science and Technology|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services|
|Securities Services Administration Management|
|Legal Professions and Studies|
|Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies|
|Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities|
|Humanities Humanistic Studies|
|Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies|
|Mathematics and Statistics|
|Multi Interdisciplinary Studies|
|Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies|
|Natural Resources and Conservation|
|Philosophy and Religious Studies|
|Jewish Judaic Studies|
|Geophysics and Seismology|
|Public Administration and Social Service Professions|
|Public Policy Analysis|
|International Relations and Affairs|
|Political Science and Government|
|Theology and Religious Vocations|
|Theology Theological Studies|