University of Chicago

Founded in 1890, this 125 year old university is one of the world’s premier academic and research institutions, an intellectual destination that draws inspired scholars to Hyde Park Campus and their many international campuses throughout the world about 16,000 times annually. The University of Chicago, or UChicago, holds about 6,000 undergraduate students and 10,000 graduate students on their beautiful campus in this world-class city. The university’s motto is to ‘let knowledge grow from more to more; so be human life enriched’ and has firmly believe in fostering the ‘nexus of ideas that challenge and change the world’ since John D. Rockefeller first founded it.

While visiting campus your group can tour the 217 acres of designated botanic garden strewn throughout the award-winning modern buildings and classic and awe-inspiring English Gothic buildings or take in all the information you can at the University of Chicago Information Center. Learn about the 51 majors, 33 minors, 5 divisions, and 6 pro schools as well as the transformative education, groundbreaking research, and school commitment to enriching society before you head over to the campus food court for an authentic college meal. Prospective students, city tourists, and curious travellers and learners alike will delight in this opportunity to see what this renowned campus is like up close and personal!