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University of Chicago

5801 S Ellis Ave,
Chicago, Illinois – 60637 
Phone: 
(773)702-1234

INSTITUTION

University of Chicago

Mission Statement

The University has a mission statement, formally adopted by the governing board and made public, declaring that it is an institution of higher education. Since its founding, the mission of the University of Chicago, reiterated by each president, has been to sustain at the highest level of excellence the communication of knowledge, the creation of knowledge, and the fostering of a dynamic community of scholars and students. The University\'s first formal statement of mission appears in its Articles of Incorporation, initially adopted in 1890 and most recently amended in 1944.

ADMISSION

Percent Admitted

6%

Admissions Yield

83%

Applicants Total

37,974

Admissions Total

2,460

ENROLLMENT

University of Chicago has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,636 and a student faculty ratio of 5:1.

Total entering students at the undergraduate level, fall 2021
2,240
Total Enrollment
18,832
Undergraduate Enrollment
7,636
Graduate Enrollment
11,196
Full-time Retention Rate, 2021
99
Student-to-faculty Ratio
5
Enrolled Total
2,053

FEES

The total tuition and fees for University of Chicago is $

  • Undergraduate Application Fee:
    $75
  • Total Tuition and Fees:
    $62,241
  • Total Tuition and Fees for In-State Students:
    $84,126
  • Total Tuition and Fees for Out of State Students:
    $84,126

ACT Requirements​

35%

Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT

33%

ACT Composite 25th Percentile

35%

ACT Composite 75th Percentile

SAT Requirements

Successful applicants to University of Chicago scored between a 1510 – 1580 on the SAT’s. The average SAT score is a 1550. Roughly 49% of applicants submitted SAT scores.

SAT Statistics
Percentiles
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT:
49%
SAT Reading and Writing 25th Percentile Score:
740
SAT Reading and Writing 75th Percentile Score:
780
SAT Math 25th Percentile Score:
770
SAT Math 75th Percentile Score:
800

Admissions Criteria

The University of Chicago evaluates applicants based on a variety of factors including secondary school GPA, secondary school rank, secondary school record, recommendations, and admission test scores. The following table illustrates the importance of each according to the Common Data Set (CDS).

Secondary school GPA
Considered but not required
Secondary school rank
Considered but not required
Secondary school record
Required
Recommendations
Required
Admission test scores
Considered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Required

Diversity Statistics: Race & Ethnicity

Diversity Statistics
%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Black or African American
6%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Hispanic/Latino
15%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are White
33%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Race/ethnicity unknown
3%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
20%

STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

58% of students at University of Chicago are awarded financial aid with an average package of $48,412. Financial aid is based on the parental income and sometimes assets to determine the amount of eligible aid a student may receive.

58%

Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded any financial aid

$48,412

Average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid awarded

$33,727

Average net price-students awarded grant or scholarship aid

Graduation Statistics

University of Chicago has an average graduation rate of 91% within 4 years and 96% within 6 years. At University of Chicago, 1,597 students earn a bachelors, 3,309 receive a master’s, and 749 receive their doctorate.

Roughly n/a% of the student body are from foreign countries,n/a% in-state, and n/a% out-of-state.
Generally speaking, colleges and universities accept more in-state applicants than out-of-state applicants. In-state applicants have a higher probability of acceptance, with admissions being the most competitive for foreign students.

Graduation Statistics
Percent of first-time undergraduates – in-state
n/a%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – out-of-state
n/a%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – foreign countries
n/a%
Number of students receiving a Bachelor’s degree
1,597
Number of students receiving a Master’s degree
3,309
Number of students receiving a Doctor’s degree
749
Graduation rate, total cohort
96
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 4 years, total
91
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 6 years, total
96