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University of Chicago

Chicago, IL

Academic Calendar SystemQuarter
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/BulletinOnline Catalog


Undergraduate Majors
  • African Studies
  • Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chemistry, Other
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Directing and Theatrical Production
  • East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Geography
  • Geophysics and Seismology
  • German Language and Literature
  • History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Latin American 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
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Russian Studies
  • Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Sociology
  • South Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • South Asian Studies
  • Statistics, General
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other
Most Popular DisciplinesSocial sciences, Mathematics and statistics, Biological/life sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
Social work, public policy, social sciences, international relations
Special ProgramsAccelerated program, Double major, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Internships
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesNo online degree programs


General Education/
Core Curriculum
ComputerNot required
Foreign LanguageRequired
Math/ScienceRequired for all students


Full-Time Faculty1,305
Part-Time Faculty445
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 36% of classes
10-19 students: 42% of classes
20-29 students: 10% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
2-9 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 62% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 24% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 6% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs


International BaccalaureateAccepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingNot available


Library Available on CampusYes
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus300
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported


Remedial Instruction 
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access


Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Liberal Arts, Master of Science, Master of Arts in Religious Studies, Master of Public Policy, Master of Divinity, Master of Business Administration, Master of Comparative Law, Master of Laws, Master of Arts
Master's Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Applied Statistics
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Asian Studies
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Classics
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computational Sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Emergency Management
  • English
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Finance and Banking
  • German
  • Health Promotion
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Humanities
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • International Affairs
  • International Business
  • Latin American Studies
  • Law
  • Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Management Strategy and Policy
  • Marketing
  • Mathematical and Computational Finance
  • Music
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Public Policy
  • Religion
  • Romance Languages
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Statistics
  • Urban Education
  • Writing
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Jurisprudence, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Comparative Law, Juris Doctor
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Allopathic Medicine
  • Anatomy
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Art History
  • Asian Languages
  • Asian Studies
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biophysics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cancer Biology/Oncology
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Classics
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Developmental Biology
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • English
  • Ethics
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Film, Television, and Video Theory and Criticism
  • French
  • Genetics
  • Genomic Sciences
  • Geochemistry
  • Geophysics
  • Geosciences
  • German
  • Health Promotion
  • History
  • Human Development
  • Human Genetics
  • Immunology
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Italian
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics
  • Media Studies
  • Medical Physics
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Biophysics
  • Music
  • Near and Middle Eastern Languages
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Neurobiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Nutrition
  • Paleontology
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Planetary and Space Sciences
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Policy
  • Religion
  • Romance Languages
  • Science Education
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Statistics
  • Systems Biology
  • Theology
  • Zoology
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Average 3.82 4.28 719 711 32
Low 2.60 2.80 200 400 21
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 36
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