Odyssey is UChicago’s comprehensive model for dismantling obstacles to education and careers for talented, hardworking students with financial need. With a new five-year, $100 million plan, we will enhance access to education and close the gap between merit and achievement.
Odyssey Holistic Support
College Prep That Propels
- Faculty-led courses
- Streamlined aid applications
- Admissions workshops in low-income neighborhoods
Comprehensive Financial Aid
- Meeting full demonstrated need
- Loan-free aid
- Funding for study abroad
Career Development with Impact
- Guaranteed paid internships
- Global career treks
- Mentorship from peers and professionals
Odyssey a National Model for Achievement
Odyssey is UChicago’s distinct model for tackling economic obstacles for hard-working students of intellectual promise. Empowered by Odyssey’s coordinated system of support and the College’s rigorous liberal arts education, alumni graduate as self-confident decision makers who advance society.
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