University of Chicago
The University of Chicago is one of the most famous universities in the Midwest and in the country. Located in Hyde Park, this private research university features a myriad of graduate programs and interdisciplinary committees. University scholars have played important roles in establishing various academic disciplines, including the Chicago school of economics, the Chicago school of sociology, the law and economics movement in legal analysis, and much more. It also houses the University of Chicago Press, the largest of its kind in the country.