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About University of Chicago

Universally recognized for its devotion to open and rigorous inquiry, the University of Chicago is an urban research university that has driven new ways of thinking since 1890. The strength of our intellectual traditions, intense critical analysis, and free and lively debate draws from our engaged scholars who continually seek creative solutions to complex problems.

We empower individuals to challenge conventional thinking in pursuit of original ideas. Students in the College develop critical, analytic, and writing skills in our rigorous, interdisciplinary curriculum. Through graduate programs, students test their ideas with UChicago scholars, and become the next generation of leaders in academia, industry, nonprofits, and government.

UChicago Summer Session

Summer Session at the University of Chicago welcomes students from across the US and around the world for intensive study at one of the premier intellectual destinations. For Summer 2020, offerings include:

  • The Summer Financial Math Program, for undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students with strong quantitative skills interested in modern finance. 
  • The Chicago Booth Summer Business Scholars Program, for undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students from any major interested in careers in business.
  • The Summer Institute in Social Research Methods, for undergraduate and graduate students interested in social science research methodology.
  • Undergraduate courses across the curriculum, including quantitative methods, upper-level Economics courses and a selection of UChicago’s famed Core sequences.

UChicago Summer Session is an ideal experience for those interested in challenging themselves, as well as those interested in pursuing graduate or professional degrees at the University of Chicago. The University of Chicago, situated in Hyde Park, offers a rich campus life in a big-city setting. Summer in Chicago brings out the best in the city, with a seemingly endless variety of food, music, and cultural events to experience and enjoy after the class day is over. Join us and learn for yourself why the University of Chicago is ranked #3 on US News and World Report’s annual listing of the best universities in the United States.

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