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University of Chicago

Address: 5801 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Description University of Chicago

  • Year of foundation: 1890
  • Location: Chicago, USA
  • Age of students: 17+
  • Type of education: mixed
  • Type of residence: residence
  • Language learning: English.

The University of Chicago (University of Chicago, University of Chicago) is known for its large research center and professional schools that produce well-educatedspecialists from year to year. The university is proud of various scientific discoveries in medicine, law, sociology, business and many other fields. The research activities of the university are associated with the solution of significant issues and challenges of society, as university scientists are real innovators who stand at the foundation of revolutionary discoveries in chemistry, biologists, and physics.

The University of Chicago (University of Chicago, University of Chicago) has a rich and exciting history:

  • Rockefeller donated money to its foundation, who later commented on these investments as the best solution in his life.
  • Sociology originated in the university: it was here that the first independent department of social sciences was opened
  • During the war years, the first nuclear reaction was carried out at the science center.
  • Among the university graduates - 87 Nobel laureates
  • Among university professors is Barack Obama, who taught at the university from 1992 to 2004.

Today the university is a large multidisciplinary university with world-renowned natural science departments, departments of law and sociology. About 6 thousand people now receive a bachelor's degree, more than 10 thousand students study in a magistracy and graduate school. The teaching staff of the university - more than 2 two thousand highly qualified teachers.

Famous graduates of the university:

  • Psychologist Paul Ekman
  • Writer Kurt Vonnegut
  • Director, Oscar winner Mike Nichols
  • Outstanding Astronomer Edwin Hubble
  • Film director Philip Kaufman
  • Outstanding economist Milton Friedman and many others.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in University of Chicago

Program name


  • Dates: early September
  • Age: 17+
  • Duration: 3-4 years
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Cost: from $ 48,759 per year.

The university has a large number of programs in the most popular areas. Most courses last 3-4 years - you can find the list of basic bachelor's programs below:

  • Anthropology
  • Art History
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Film production
  • Media
  • Classical science
  • Literary criticism
  • Social sciencies.


  • Dates: early September
  • Age: 21+
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Cost: from $ 48,759 per year.

The university has the following master programs:

  • Business
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular biology
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Art
  • Archeology
  • Anthropology
  • Anatomy and others.

Accommodation, housing and food

Students are offered campus accommodations covering 215 acres. Accommodation will cost about $ 1000 -1800 $.

Events University of Chicago

There are 350 interest clubs and 19 sports teams for students, so in their free time they are waited for various events and electives that will be a great opportunity to realize themselves in sports, work, find new friends, delve into the field of study and acquire leadership skills. Here are some clubs:

  • Chess Club
  • Learning Latin
  • Music Club
  • Yoga
  • Team Sports
  • Swimming
  • Dancing
  • Fitness and more.


  • A wide range of academic programs
  • Presence of programs with a double diploma
  • Availability of quality internships
  • Study abroad options
  • Exchange Programs
  • Excellent conditions for young scientists - large and significant research is carried out at the university
  • Large scholarship fund: University of Chicago ranks 1st in terms of funds allocated for scholarships for foreigners
  • Developed system of extracurricular activities
  • International atmosphere - 20% of students are foreigners
  • Prestigious diplomas.

You can get an education at the university in such areas as:

  • Media and film
  • Civilization Sciences
  • Astrophysics
  • Art History
  • Literary criticism
  • Archeology
  • Biology
  • Anatomy
  • Chemistry
  • Anthropology
  • Astronomy
  • Business
  • Right
  • Sociology.

University of Chicago in the world rankings:

  • Top 10 best universities in the world according to World University Rankings 2019
  • Took 14th place in the national ranking of the US Rankings 2019
  • It is ranked 9th as the best university with a world reputation according to the World Reputation Rankings 2018.

Equipment University of Chicago

The university is located in a beautiful and developed city near the center - in Hyde Park, not far from Lake Michigan. Total area of the territory: 271 hectares. The architecture of the buildings combines the English Gothic style with modern buildings from the best architects in the world.

Students in the city are waiting for 200 theaters, 50 museums and thousands of restaurants. The university itself is a large student center with the most modern equipment and facilities. So, the university has one of the largest libraries in which students are serviced by a robot librarian. On the construction of the library job was spent 81 million dollars. Another highlight of the university is a surprisingly beautiful botanical garden, opened in the late 90s.

The university has a developed infrastructure:

  • Research Center
  • Publishers
  • Libraries
  • Laboratories
  • Departments
  • Observatory
  • Hostel complex
  • Restaurants and cafeterias
  • Sports complex
  • Recreation centers
  • Pools
  • Tennis courts
  • Workshops
  • Studios
  • Computer labs
  • Medical institutions
  • Transport infrastructure.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Tuition per year

48759 $

Fees and fees

$ 1029


$ 17,100


4398 $

Books and other educational materials

$ 1785

Pocket expenses

$ 2970

One-time Lifetime Transcript Fee

$ 75

Pocket expenses

$ 2970

Other expenses (transportation costs, making passes and others)

$ 2556

Total required

78852 $ per year

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

List of documents:

  • IELTS (7.0) or TOEFL (from 104)
  • Application for admission
  • Officially certified and translated education documents
  • Registration fee
  • Letters of recommendation from teachers
  • Financial documents
  • SAT and ACT exam results.

Scholarships University of Chicago

About university scholarships:

  • Students may apply for a scholarship on the basis of financial need
  • The Odyssey program assists students in addressing topical issues, such as arranging for paid internships, sending students to study abroad, and more.
  • Scholarships for academic performance can be received by talented students.
  • Scholarships from external funds.

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Insurance, flights, residence permits, citizenship and other services

University of Chicago reviews

Recommendations on when to apply

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- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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