Academics

  • A distinctive and empowering education

    UChicago's academic environment inspires students and scholars to ask key questions and uncover unexpected results

The University of Chicago teaches not what to think, but how. In an atmosphere of free and open inquiry, students and professors debate, collaborate, and investigate, challenging assumptions—and one another—with field-advancing insights backed by rigorous study. This unique UChicago education transforms individuals, preparing and empowering them to make a positive impact on the world.

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