The University of Chicago

The University of Chicago

Who We Are

    University of Chicago (The University of Chicago referred UChi) is a United States Chicago, Illinois, private, coeducational, non-sectarian research university, in 1891 by John D. Rockefeller founded October 1, 1892 officially commenced. University of Chicago is one of America's most prestigious universities, faculty and students have a total of 89 Nobel Prize.


Making a differenceOur research, conversations, and aspirations are shaped by, and contribute to, the great city of Chicago

Crossing bordersUniversity of Chicago ideas and people cross more than academic discipline—they transcend languages and nations

Enriching human lifeUniversity of Chicago faculty produce ideas that matter—and change lives in Chicago and beyond

An intellectual destinationThis is a community of creative, demanding, inspired scholars who debate and collaborate to enrich human life through their work




Daniel Diermeier

Renowned scholar Daniel Diermeier named Chicago Harris dean

Al Gore and David Axelrod

Al Gore talks climate change, campaign finance at UChicago talk

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Goal of $4.5 billion set for The University of Chicago Campaign: Inquiry and Impact

Latest News


Lynne Tillman in Conversation with Vu Tran

6:00 p.m.
Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801

Thu.May 15
Thu.May 15

Reading by Lynne Tillman

6:00 p.m.
Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901

Fri.May 16

Many Hands of the State

1:00–5:00 p.m.
Regenstein Library, Room 122A-B

BeginsMay 15

Relay for Life of University of Chicago

6:00 p.m.–6:00 a.m.
Stagg Field

BeginsMay 16

Le Vorris & Vox: The Sandman's Wake

9:00–11:00 p.m.
Rockefeller Chapel

Sun.May 18

Fossil Fuel Divestment Panel

6:00–8:00 p.m.
International House, Home Room

Mon.May 19