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The University of Chicago (U of C, Chicago, or UChicago) is a private research university in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1890, it holds top-ten positions in various national and international rankings.
The university is composed of the College, various graduate programs and interdisciplinary committees organized into five academic research divisions and seven professional schools. Beyond the arts and sciences, Chicago is also well known for its professional schools, which include the Pritzker School of Medicine, the Booth School of Business, the Law School, the School of Social Service Administration, the Harris School of Public Policy Studies, the Divinity School and the Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies. The university currently enrolls 5,971 undergraduate students, and 16,016 students overall.
Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.
2021 Best Colleges in America
#10 of 6828
2021 Best Colleges in Illinois
#1 of 274
Best Social work and youth services Colleges & Universities in America
#1 of 757
The most popular major at University of Chicago is Business Management followed by Social Sciences, Admin & Social Services, Mathematics and Legal.
Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from University of Chicago within four or six years.
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