College News and Fun Facts: University of Chicago

In a nod to their philosophical rigor, one of the student-run coffee shops on campus is called “Grounds of Being.”

One of the libraries on campus, the Mansueto Library, has the capacity to house 3.5 million volumes. Similarly, this building was also used to film parts of the movie “Divergent,” specifically the Erudite branch.

More Traditions and Superstitions.

  • Color: Maroon and White
  • Mascot: Phil the Phoenix
  • Admit Rate: 7.2% (Class of 2022). Read more