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University of Chicago Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Chicago, IL

Academic Calendar System
Summer Session
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors

  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Astronomy
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chemistry, Other
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computational and Applied Mathematics
  • Computer Programming, Other
  • Computer Science
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Creative Writing
  • Directing and Theatrical Production
  • East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Geography
  • Geophysics and Seismology
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics, General
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Music, General
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Sociology
  • South Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Statistics, General
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other
Most Popular Disciplines
Social sciences, Mathematics and statistics, Biological/life sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Social work, Public Policy; Social Sciences; Humanities; Social Service Administration; Computational Analysis; Professional Option: Medicine; Education and Teaching Certification
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction

Full-Time Faculty
Part-Time Faculty
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 43% of classes
10-19 students: 34% of classes
20-29 students: 9% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 38% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 43% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 13% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Library Available on Campus
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Not Reported
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education

Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Laws, Master of Arts, Master of Comparative Law, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Master of Public Policy

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance and Banking
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • International Affairs
  • International Business
  • Law
  • Management Strategy and Policy
  • Marketing
  • Mathematical and Computational Finance
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Physics
  • Social Sciences
  • Statistics

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Jurisprudence, Doctor of Comparative Law, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Medicine

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Allopathic Medicine
  • Anatomy
  • Anthropology
  • Asian Languages
  • Asian Studies
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Chemistry
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • English
  • French
  • Immunology
  • Italian
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Molecular Biophysics
  • Music
  • Nutrition
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Psychology--General
  • Romance Languages
  • Social Sciences
  • Spanish
  • Statistics

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