Crescat scientia; vita excolatur
Our motto underscores our belief in the power of ideas:
Let knowledge grow from more to more; and so be human life enriched
Thrive at an Intellectual Destination
One of the world's great intellectual destinations, the University of Chicago empowers students and scholars to ask big questions, break disciplinary boundaries, and challenge conventional thinking in virtually every field.
An integral part of Chicago's urban landscape—with additional locations in Beijing, London, Paris, and Singapore—UChicago, its world-class Medical Center, and two national laboratories have helped launch and advance the careers of Nobel laureates, CEOs, Supreme Court justices, literary giants, MacArthur "geniuses," astronomers, astronauts and more. Why UChicago »