University of Chicago

About

The University of Chicago is an urban research university that has driven new ways of thinking since 1890. Our commitment to free and open inquiry draws inspired scholars to our global campuses, where ideas are born that challenge and change the world. We empower individuals to challenge conventional thinking in pursuit of original ideas. Students in the College develop critical, analytic, and writing skills in our rigorous, interdisciplinary core curriculum. Through graduate programs, students test their ideas with UChicago scholars, and become the next generation of leaders in academia, industry, nonprofits, and government.
Location

Hyde Park, IL

Undergraduates

6,600

Setting

Urban

Academic Calendar

Quarter

Student-Faculty Ratio

5:1

Total Applicants

32,283

Academics

0
Average SAT
0%
Acceptance Rate
0
Average ACT

Test Scores

Test Optional

School Type

Private

Application Fee

$75

Recommendation Letters

Required

Transcripts

Final, Mid-Year

Application

Common Application, Coalition Application

Graduation Rate

94%

Retention Rate

99%

First-Year Enrollment

1,736

Demographics

Racial/Ethnic Diversity
Gender Ratio
0%
Percent International
0%
First Generation
0%
Receiving Pell Grant

Out-of-State Tuition

$58,230

Cost of Attendance

$75,735

In-State Tuition

$58,230

Deadlines

Early Decision:

11/01/2021

Early Action:

11/01/2021

Regular Decision:

01/01/2022

Admissions Cycles:

Early Action
Early Decision I
Regular Decision