Welcome to the University of Chicago

We invite prospective students and visitors to explore our diverse Hyde Park campus and rich legacy of field-defining scholarship and scientific innovation.

Prospective Undergraduate Students

The College is renowned for its Core curriculum, providing students a liberal education that encourages them to explore complex ideas and processes and empowers their lifelong goals. Learn more about visiting the University of Chicago as a prospective undergraduate student.

Prospective Graduate Students

As one of the world’s leading research universities, UChicago empowers students and scholars to ask big questions and challenge conventional thinking. It has over more than 100 graduate programs to advance your academic career. Learn more about visiting the University as a prospective graduate student below.

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Have a general question about visiting the University?

For specific questions regarding admission as an undergraduate or graduate student, visit the Office of Undergraduate Admissions or Office of Graduate Admissions.


Touring Chicago and Hyde Park

One of the defining aspects of UChicago is its location in the vibrant Hyde Park neighborhood, just 20 minutes south of downtown Chicago. Our global city presence offers countless opportunities that connect learning on campus to the world outside of the classroom.

Maps & Transportation

The University of Chicago is located 20 minutes south from downtown Chicago, in historic Hyde Park.

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