University of Chicago
Chicago and it’s surrounding metro area is an absolute hotbed of renown ‘intellectual destinations’, an urban park dotted with blossoming academic and research institutions throughout. The University of Chicago, in particular, is one of the most highly regarded private research institutions in the nation, first founded in 1890 by none other than John D. Rockefeller.
Ranked as #4 National University, the University of Chicago has an astonishing 7.9% acceptance rate and 14,000 enrollment. Follow Phil the Phoenix through the ‘storied, research-centric’ campus known for medical and economic programs, not to mention the truly gorgeous views. There are over 5 divisions, 6 professional schools, 49 majors, and 40 minors to explore here, plus the 217 acres of green campus space considered to be an official city botanical garden.
Walk around campus, sit in on a course, or tour the living areas, any of which will give you a great insight into the academics and student body here. It will be easy to see why this highly regarded Hyde Park destination is ‘one of the world’s premier educational institutions’, with over 160,000 proud alumni worldwide agreeing!
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