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University of Chicago

Division of the Physical Sciences

Chicago, IL

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Overview

University of Chicago / Division of the Physical Sciences is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 359
Doctoral Degrees 85

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,659
Applied
1,150
Accepted
414
Enrolled
20%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Research statement, 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts for all previous degrees and institutions attended
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Research statement, 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts for all previous degrees and institutions attended

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

1,228
Total Graduate Students
55%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.61%
Black or African American 0.65%
White or Caucasian 28%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 8.39%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.9%
Unknown 3.42%

Gender

Male (72%)
Female (27%)

Faculty

329
Total faculty
Full-time - 272
Part-time - 57
Male (277)
Female (52)

Location & Contact

Address 5640 South Ellis Avenue
Chicago, IL  60637
United States

Phone: 773-702-1234
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