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The University of Chicago is a private university that was established in 1890. The university is located in Chicago, Illinois, in the United States' Midwest area. Undergraduate studies are pursued by around 40% of the university's student body. The academic calendar at the institution is based on a quarter system, and the medium of teaching is English. International students account for around 10% of undergraduate students and 30% of graduate students. Undergraduate housing is guaranteed for all four years, and graduate students have access to certain university accommodation as well.

The institution consists of an undergraduate college as well as many graduate divisions and professional schools. Several graduate institutions of the University of Chicago are highly regarded, including the Booth School of Business, the Law School, and the Pritzker School of Medicine. The highly acclaimed Institution of Chicago Medical Center serves as a teaching hospital for medical students at the university. In addition to its main campus in Chicago's Hyde Park area, the institution offers various international sites, including study abroad, student exchange, and research centres in Paris, Beijing, and New Delhi. Booth Executive MBA students can study at campuses in Hong Kong and London.

The institution is in charge of two US Department of Energy laboratories: one for energy, the environment, and national security research, and the other for particle physics. The Marine Biological Laboratory in Massachusetts is a third associated lab. In addition to year-round personnel, MBL activities attract up to 300 visiting scientists, summer staff, and research associates from institutions all over the world.

University of Chicago is ranked #15 in Best Global Universities and  ranked #10 in QS World University Rankings.

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