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The University of Chicago The University of Chicago was founded in 1890 by the American Baptist Education Society and oil magnate John D. Rockefeller, who later described the University of Chicago as “the best investment I ever made.” The land for the new university, in the recently annexed suburb of Hyde Park, was donated by Marshall Field, owner of the Chicago department store that bears his name.

The University of Chicago has had a profound impact on American higher education; curricula across the country have been influenced by the emphasis on broad humanistic and scientific undergraduate education. The University also has a well-deserved reputation as the "teacher of teachers"; teaching is the most frequent career path for alumni, luring more than one in seven.

Programs

Biological Science, Business, Divinity, Humanities, Justice, Laboratory Technician, Law, Physical Science, Public Policy, Social Sciences, Social Services

Campus type

Normal

Carnegie

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 Address:

5801 South Ellis Avenue
IL 60637 Chicago
Illinois
United States
Phone: (773) 702-1234
http://www.uchicago.edu

 Admissions office:

Office of College Admissions
1116 E. 59th Street
IL 60637Chicago
Illinois
United States
Phone: (773) 702-8650
Fax: (773) 702-4199
Email: psac@uchicago.edu
http://www.uchicago.edu/uchi/admiss…

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