Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 3
Science 3
Foreign Language 2
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Recommended February 1
SAT Only Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component SAT: No policy as of now, ACT: No policy as of now
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
1 East Jackson Boulevard
Chicago
IL
60604-2287
Fax
(312) 362-3322
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1, 2022
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
February 1, 2022
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Application Form
Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
Audition/interviews required for School of Music and Theatre School applicants, portfolio and creative statement required for animation majors recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Ethnicity X
Academic GPA X
Recommendations X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Class Rank X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Essay X
Interview X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
68% of 26,895 applicants were admitted
Women
71% of 16,316 applicants were admitted
Men
65% of 10,579 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
2,627 (14%) of 18,348 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,488 (13%) of 11,504 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,139 (17%) of 6,844 admitted students enrolled
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
3.75 and Above
38%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99
12%
2.00 - 2.49
2%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 588 average, 530-640 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
9.6%
Score of 600 - 700
36%
Score of 500 - 600
43.7%
Score of 400 - 500
9.6%
Score of 300 - 400
1.1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 595 average, 540-650 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
10.8%
Score of 600 - 700
39.1%
Score of 500 - 600
38.6%
Score of 400 - 500
11.2%
Score of 300 - 400
0.3%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
Not Reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not Reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not Reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not Reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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