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University of Chicago

Chicago, IL

Web Sitewww.uchicago.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students5,941
   Women2,872 (48.3%)
   Men3,069 (51.7%)
Graduate Students7,381

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyMost difficult
Overall Admission Rate8% of 31,484 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 2
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA4.15 (based on weighted GPAs)
SAT Math765 average
730-800 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading760 average
720-800 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing740 average
700-780 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite34 average
32-35 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$71,559
Tuition and Fees
$52,491
Room and Board
$15,093
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Freshman Award$52,659
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$23,852

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemQuarter
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
1,305
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 36% of classes
10-19 students: 42% of classes
20-29 students: 10% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Chicago Population2,714,856
Nearest Metropolitan AreaChicago
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 52% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotPhoenix
Sororities12% of women participate
Fraternities 8% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
20.4% Asian
6.1% Black/African-American
12.4% Hispanic/Latino
5.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
49.5% White
6.3% Unknown
International Students12.2% from 70 countries
First-Year Students Returning99.1%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
89.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.82 4.29 719 710 32
Low 2.60 2.80 200 400 21
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 36
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DID YOU KNOW?

• UChicago has 89 Nobel Laureates, one of the highest numbers of any university in the world.

• The student club Doc Films is the oldest student-run film society in the nation.

• UChicago professor Steven Levitt was among Time's 100 most influential people in 2006 for his book "Freakonomics," which applies data to the riddles of everyday life.

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