The Magnificent Mile district is home to some of the nation's top private universities.

Loyola University Chicago

Founded 1870

Water Tower Campus, Loyola’s downtown campus since 1946, is located along Pearson Street, just off North Michigan Avenue, Chicago’s famed “Magnificent Mile.” Few Chicago universities claim such a prime location with invaluable access to internships, careers, and networking opportunities with locally and nationally recognized Fortune 500 companies. The Water Tower Campus is home to:The Quinlan School of Business; The School of Education; The Corboy Law Center; The School of Continuing and Professional Studies; The School of Social Work; The School of Communication; The Institute of Pastoral Studies; select programs in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Northwestern University

Founded 1851

The university broke ground on a Chicago campus in 1925 along the lake shore at Chicago Avenue. The university's law, and professional studies schools are located here. Northwestern Medical School shares the campus with Northwestern Medicine and affiliated hospitals. Kellogg Graduate School of Management has been consistently regarded as one of the top business schools in the world.

The University of Chicago

Founded 1890

The Gleacher Center of the Booth School of Business is a 50,000 sq ft meeting and conference center located near the Chicago River and the DuSable Bridge. The facility hosts classroom learning and corporate meetings in a variety of conference rooms, board rooms, and flexible common areas.


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