The Catch22 community includes graduate students and young professionals aged 22-40 who have attended the nation's top universities and colleges.

Schools include those on par with top 50 ranked national undergraduate universities and liberal arts colleges or top 25 ranked graduate programs.* Exceptions include medical students and physicians, all of whom are eligible.

For many Chicago singles, particularly those busy professionals who may not have the time to hunt for love in bars or at singles events, getting smart means taking the search for a partner online.

But, despite the difficulty, there is a trick to Chicago dating: you just have to get smart about where you choose to look for love.

Read More: Interested in meeting Christian, senior or single parent singles in Chicago?

We offer a full range of exclusive benefits to our members including: Chicagoland Singles is staffed exclusively by Chicago and Schaumburg locals and our dating specialists, concierges and event coordinators know exactly how to introduce you and make you feel at home meeting fellow Chicago and Suburban area singles who also look at dating as a path to lasting romantic happiness.

Unlike less professional online dating companies, we do not arrange unsupervised “cattle call” singles parties matching you with incompatible partners or have you fill out a profile and have a computer decide who you should be matched with.

Each member's qualifying school is verified using the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) for NSC registered schools and through proof of education when an NSC report is not available.** Every member is also checked against the National Sex Offender Registry. Customize who can and cannot see your profile; for example, co-workers, employers, classmates and friends.

*Rankings include US News & World Report, Newsweek, Academic Ranking of World Universities, Business Week, & Forbes; valid for the past 5 years If someone on Catch22 did not attend the school listed on their profile, we'll refund your money and ensure their profile is corrected.

Indeed, our fully mobile-optimized platform is the ideal way for busy single professionals to connect.

We base our matchmaking services on vital compatibility indicators, which means we include crucial relationship factors like personality traits and relationship goals in our algorithm.

In addition, our membership base has an average age of 30-55 and includes many college-educated, successful, vibrant people – who also happen to be seeking lasting love.