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Why UChicago?

Gleacher Center downtown ChicagoThe University of Chicago is a global university consistently ranked among the top ten in the world. Nobel Laureates in Chemistry, Physics, Literature, Peace, Medicine, and Economics have worked here. Graduate divisions in the Biological Sciences, the Humanities, the Physical Sciences, and the Social Sciences continually expand the knowledge of their disciplines. Professional schools in business, law, public policy, divinity, medicine, and social services prepare future leaders of industry and society. A campus in the third largest city in the U.S., with international centers in Beijing, Paris, London, Hong Kong, and Delhi provides unique opportunities for collaboration. An international network of over 147,000 alumni spreads the University of Chicago across the globe.

As a University of Chicago graduate student, you'll have access to faculty who are leading experts in their fields and accomplished teachers and mentors. You will join an intellectual community that has nurtured Nobel Laureates, Rhodes Scholars, MacArthur Geniuses and Pulitzer winners. UChicago alumni can be found leading change in Fortune 500 companies, global healthcare, the World Bank, and research institutions around the world.

Critical thinking, interdisciplinary research, unfettered inquiry:  these are the distinctive hallmarks of education at UChicago and the qualities that propel our students to success in their chosen life paths. Join the UChicago community as a student in the Master of Liberal Arts program embark on your intellectual journey.