6,264
Students
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52,643
Avg. Financial Aid
Most Selective
Admission Difficulty
8
2419/27694
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Chicago is a University institution located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Rosenwald Hall
1101 East 58th Street, Suite 105
Chicago, IL  60637
United States
Contact Mr. James G. Nondorf
Vice President for Enrollment and Student Advancement and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
Email: collegeadmissions@uchicago.edu
Phone: 773-702-8650
Fax: 773-702-4199

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies Related Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Related Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
East Asian Languages Related Checkmark
German Checkmark
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Middle/Near Eastern And Semitic Languages Related Checkmark
Romance Languages Related Checkmark
Slavic Languages Checkmark
South Asian Languages Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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History And Philosophy Of Science And Technology Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Medieval And Renaissance Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Jewish/Judaic Studies Checkmark
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
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Geophysics And Seismology Checkmark
Physical Sciences Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
Counseling Psychology Checkmark
Experimental Psychology Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Policy Analysis Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Related Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

27,694
Applied
2,419
Accepted
6,264
Enrolled
9%
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Female Admissions

14,644
Females Applied
1,190
Females Accepted
8%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

13,050
Males Applied
1,229
Males Accepted
9%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

75
Application Fee
4.48
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 1st April 1st
Other early decision plan November 1st December 17th
Transfer March 1st May 9th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 730 780
SAT Math 750 800
ACT Composite 32 35

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

55,425
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Fees

1,581
Full-time student fees
16,350
Room & board
9,819
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

52,643
Avg. Financial Aid Package
54,438
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
58,416
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,777
Avg. Loan Aid
46,460
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
100%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
100%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

6,264
Total undergrad students
13%
International Students
82%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.55%
Black or African American 5.3%
White or Caucasian 42.03%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.13%
Asian 18.47%
Two or more races 5.97%
Other 2.44%

Gender

Male (51.07%)
Female (48.93%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 54%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Summer Breeze, Scavenger Hunt and Homecoming

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
University Theatre, Model United Nations, Council on University Programming, South Asian Students Association and Splash

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Sailing No No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,671
Total Faculty
5:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,403
Part-time - 268
Male - 1,132
Female - 539