We value rigorous inquiry
Our scholars have led major breakthroughs in archaeological research, including carbon-14 dating.
UChicago scientists’ landmark sequencing of the octopus genome revealed the basis for intelligence and adaptive camouflage.
Prof. Eugene Parker discovered the solar wind and became the namesake of a NASA mission to the sun.
“Chicago Schools” define fields from economics and astrophysics to sociology and literary criticism.
UChicago Medicine performed historic back-to-back triple-organ transplants in 2018.
We foster independent thinking
We advance ideas and humanity
We call Chicago home
Chicago’s iconic skyline and Lake Michigan as seen from Hyde Park.
Musical performance at the Green Line Performing Arts Center, an arts incubator on Chicago's South Side.
Gothic spires rise above a 217-acre botanical garden on our Hyde Park campus.
The Hyde Park neighborhood is replete with cafes, restaurants, shops, theatres, and museums.
Students walk through the Main Quadrangles at the heart of the UChicago campus.