University of Chicago

United States, Illinois

The University of Chicago is a is a private academic institution. Its main campus, founded in 1890, is located in the Hyde Park district of Chicago. 16,445 students, comprising of 6,286 undergraduates and 10,159 graduates, were registered in the Fall of 2019. Chicago University is ranked by major education journals among the world's best universities. The founders of the University described what they believed would create a lasting legacy on 9 July 1890: a pledge towards rigorous academics in all aspects of life, including 'equal opportunities for all higher education departments to individuals of both genders.' With such noble principles since the inception of the institute, the University proves to be an ideal place for study to all the aspiring students.

Campus Life

Within Chicago neighborhoods of Hyde Park and Woodlawn, located about 12 km south of Chicago city center, there is the main campus of Chicago University which is spread over 217 acres.  In 2011 Travel+Leisure classified the university as one of America's most beautiful university campuses. In addition, the university operates facilities beyond its main campus. Campuses in Hong Kong, London and Chicago downtown Streeterville are operated by the Booth School of Business of the university.   The Paris Centre, a campus situated on the left bank of the Seine River in Paris, houses many undergraduate and graduate courses. The university opened a Beijing Center in the autumn of 2010, close to the Haidian district's Renmin University campus

Noted Alumni

The university holds a strong reputation for giving out a huge number of world leaders and billionaires. Some of the notable alumni include eminent personalities such as Bernie Sanders, Roger Ebert, Thomas Sowell and Carl Sagan.

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