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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of Chicago

Chicago, IL

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$63,860
Tuition and Fees
$46,387
Room and Board
$13,653
Books and Supplies
$1,378
Other Expenses
$2,443
Payment PlansInstallment plan, external finance company

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailcollege-aid@uchicago.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlineFebruary 1
Award NotificationOn or about April 16
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001774
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile$25 for first college, $16 each additional

PROFILE OF 2012-13 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants827 (58.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need625 (75.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid625 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met625 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Award$38,524
Need-Based Gift
Received by 615 (98.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $36,454
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 448 (71.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,702
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift219 (15.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,636
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants2,866 (53.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need2,483 (46.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid2,483 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met2,483 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Award$40,089
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,444 (98.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $36,600
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,036 (82.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,957
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift635 (11.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,955
Borrowing
2012 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
34%
Average Indebtedness of
2012 Graduates
$22,663
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
Not reported

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other Loans 
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Leadership, Community Service
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2018 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.76 4.23 705 693 698 31
Low 2.00 2.90 380 410 380 18
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 800 36
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