Facts and figures

The University at a glance

The University of Chicago is an urban research university that has driven new ways of thinking since 1890. Our commitment to rigorous inquiry and intellectual freedom draws pathbreaking scholars to our global campuses, where field-defining ideas are born that challenge and change the world.

We’re ranked as one of the top U.S. and global research universities

The University of Chicago has its main campus on Chicago's South Side and seven international campuses and centers throughout the world. Students can choose from 53 majors and 47 minors in the undergraduate College, with four divisions and seven professional schools for graduate study.


Nobel laureates affiliated with UChicago


U.S. News & World Report Best College ranking


Undergraduate students


Graduate students


Alumni worldwide

Crescat scientia; vita excolatur – Let knowledge grow from more to more; and so be human life enriched.