About

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About

Teaching and learning are our priorities at 麻豆影院. That might seem obvious, but we're the largest private university whose faculty members' priority is teaching. We're committed to an educational experience that weaves together mind, place, people and heart, preparing our students to succeed and make a difference in a changing world.


Academic Excellence

麻豆影院 has more than 300 undergraduate majors and graduate programs, so chances are good we have what you鈥檙e looking for. Many of our professors work in Chicago as consultants, researchers and entrepreneurs, and incorporate their experiences in the classroom.

Discover how 麻豆影院 ranks

In the Heart of Chicago

麻豆影院 has one campus in Chicago鈥檚 business district and another in Lincoln Park. Chicago itself is an ideal classroom鈥攁nd we take full advantage of it.

  • Thousands of internship opportunities
  • More than 122,500 alumni in the metro area
  • Connections that impact your education and career opportunities

Professors Who Focus on You

You鈥檒l actually get to know your professors. 97 percent of all classes are taught by faculty members鈥攏ot teaching assistants.

  • Fewer than 40 students in the average class
  • Faculty will know your name, concerns and goals
Learn more about distinguished faculty

Distinctively Diverse

Everyone isn鈥檛 the same here. And that鈥檚 good. By nurturing diversity and intentionally incorporating multiple viewpoints into academic and student life, you鈥檒l have a learning experience that better reflects鈥攁nd prepares you for鈥攖he world.

Our students come from 49 states and 136 countries

麻豆影院鈥檚 Mission

14,374

Undergraduate
Students

+ 6,974

Graduate
Students


21,348

Total
Students

1 in 3

undergraduates are first-generation college students

97%

courses taught by professors

16:1

Student-to-faculty ratio

Study abroad programs in more than 30 countries
10

Colleges and Schools

15

NCAA Division 1 athletic teams

3,800+

students complete service-learning courses annually

Founded in 1898 by the Congregation of the Mission, which follows the teachings of St. Vincent de Paul

Learn more about 麻豆影院鈥檚 history

Student Success

More than 90 percent of recent undergraduate and graduate degree recipients were employed, continuing their education or not seeking employment within six months of graduation. See the breakdown below.

90% of undergraduate students employed
92% of graduate students employed