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University of Chicago

Chicago, IL

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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. Peter Wilson
Director of Admissions & Deputy Dean
Email: collegeadmissions@uchicago.edu
Phone: 773-702-8650
Fax: 773-702-4199

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African Studies Checkmark
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies, Other Checkmark
Latin American And Caribbean Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Near And Middle Eastern Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Programming, Other Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Chemical And Biomolecular Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
East Asian Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, Other Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Middle/near Eastern And Semitic Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, Other Checkmark
Romance Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, Other Checkmark
Slavic Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
South Asian Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History And Philosophy Of Science And Technology Checkmark
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Humanities/humanistic Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Computational And Applied Mathematics Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Statistics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Medieval And Renaissance Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Jewish/judaic Studies Checkmark
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Astronomy Checkmark
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Chemistry, Other Checkmark
Geophysics And Seismology Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Counseling Psychology Checkmark
Experimental Psychology Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Policy Analysis, General Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, Other Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Theology/theological Studies Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Directing And Theatrical Production Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts, Other Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

34,350
Applied
2,510
Accepted
6,989
Enrolled
7%
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Female Admissions

18,680
Females Applied
1,215
Females Accepted
7%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

15,670
Males Applied
1,295
Males Accepted
8%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

75
Application Fee
4.2
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 4th March 31st
Early decision plan November 2nd December 15th
Other early decision plan November 2nd December 15th
Transfer March 1st May 9th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 730 770
SAT Math 770 800
ACT Composite 34 35

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

59,256
Private
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Fees

1,707
Full-time student fees
17,685
Room & board

Financial Aid

59,328
Avg. Financial Aid Package
60,875
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
59,157
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,756
Avg. Loan Aid
54,183
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% 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

6,989
Total Undergrad students
15%
International Students
81%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.65%
Black or African American 5.47%
White or Caucasian 35.7%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.04%
Asian 20.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.03%
Two or more races 7.23%
Other 1.62%

Gender

Male (52.05%)
Female (47.95%)

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 Not Reported

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

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

Student Organizations

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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
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football No Division 3 No
Golf Checkmark No No
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash 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
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo 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
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Squash 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
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,782
Total Faculty
5:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,521
Part-time - 261
Male - 1,127
Female - 655
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