University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois
4-year Private-university

Overview

University of Chicago is a private institution established in 1890 with urban setting located at Chicago. It is ranked 3 in National Universities in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $58,230 (2018). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,264. It practices quarter-based academic calendar.

#3 in national universities
Setting
Urban
Location Chicago, Illinois
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1890
Selectivity Very High
Size Medium
6310 Undergraduates

Learning

5:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Social Sciences
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Visual And Performing Arts

Cost

$78555
Cost of Attendance
For out-of-state students
$25883
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee 58230$
Outstate Tuition Fee 58230$
Room and Board Fees 16350$
$65500 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

8% (Very High Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Most Difficult
$75 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
4.15 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Recommended
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Other Applications Accepted Coalition

For International Students

100 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

English is native language

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Mar
01
Early Action Deadline
Nov
01
Early Decision Deadline
Jan
01
Regular Decision Deadline
Transfer Applications
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--
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Feb
15
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
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Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$ 54438 Average Financial Aid
Need-based Aid available for International Students

Need-based Aid

$48113 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $78555
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
100% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application Priority Deadline February 15
Forms to be submitted CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE, FAFSA, Institution's own financial aid form

Merit Scholarships

Available
University Merit Scholarships
Total Worth $5,000-$10,000
Eligibility $5,000-$10,000
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Chicago Police and Fire Scholarship
Total Worth --
Details In honor of their service to the University community and the city, the University of Chicago offers full-tuition scholarships to select children of active firefighters and police officers. To be considered for a full-tuition scholarship, candidates must complete applications to the University of Chicago and be children (including legally adopted children) of sworn City of Chicago firefighters, police officers, or University of Chicago Police Department (UCPD) police officers who will remain active for the duration of their children’s college careers. Students whose parent lost their life in the line of duty are also eligible for the scholarship. Each winner is guaranteed full tuition for four years of undergraduate studies (12 academic quarters) at UChicago provided he or she makes satisfactory academic progress.
Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Educators Award
Total Worth --
Details In honor of their service to the community and the city, the University of Chicago will offer full-tuition scholarships to select children of active CPS full-time teachers and school-based non-leadership staff. To be considered for a full-tuition scholarship, candidates must complete applications to the University of Chicago and be children (including legally adopted children) of CPS teachers or school staff who will remain employed within CPS for the duration of their children’s college careers. Any student whose parent loses employment at CPS through no fault of their own will be eligible to retain their scholarship. Each winner is guaranteed full tuition for four years of undergraduate studies (12 academic quarters) at UChicago provided he or she makes satisfactory academic progress.

Students

6310 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Medium
99% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
93% Students graduate within 6 years