History at University of Chicago
UChicago is located in Chicago, Illinois and approximately 17,834 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 79 history majors received their bachelor's degree from UChicago.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in History section at the bottom of this page.
UChicago History Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in History
- Master’s Degree in History
- Doctorate Degree in History
UChicago History Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks history programs across the country. The following shows how UChicago performed in these rankings.
Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The history major at UChicago is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for History. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
|Most Focused History Doctor’s Degree Schools||10|
|Best History Master’s Degree Schools||11|
|Best History Doctor’s Degree Schools||11|
|Best History Bachelor’s Degree Schools||16|
|Most Popular History Bachelor’s Degree Schools||61|
|Most Focused History Bachelor’s Degree Schools||466|
History Student Demographics at UChicago
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the history majors at University of Chicago.
UChicago History Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Chicago with a bachelor's in history.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||10|
UChicago History Master’s Program
In the history master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 38% of degree recipients. That is 11% better than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Chicago with a master's in history.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||4|
UChicago also has a doctoral program available in history. In 2021, 11 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Concentrations Within History
The following history concentations are available at University of Chicago. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from University of Chicago. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.
|Concentration||Annual Degrees Awarded|
- Communication & Journalism
- Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies
- Social Sciences
Careers That History Grads May Go Into
A degree in history can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for IL, the home state for University of Chicago.
|Occupation||Jobs in IL||Average Salary in IL|
|High School Teachers||43,720||$72,370|
|Museum Technicians and Conservators||940||$45,210|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Leefon under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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