University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

Overview

Address5801 S Ellis Ave
School Websitewww.uchicago.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

University of Chicago is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Chicago, Illinois that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 32,283 students applied to University of Chicago. Of those students, 2,345 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in University of Chicago was $55,425, in addition to fees of $2,805. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend University of Chicago.

University of Chicago has a 94% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The University of Chicago acceptance rate is 7%. To put this into perspective, 2,345 of the 32,283 students who applied to University of Chicago in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in University of Chicago is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into University of Chicago had an SAT score between the range of 1,470 and 1,570. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for University of Chicago was between 33 and 35 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to University of Chicago as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At University of Chicago, the tuition for in-state residents is $55,425. Combined with fees of $2,805, room and board costs of $16,350, other expenses of $2,175 and the $1,800 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $78,555.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $58,230 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in University of Chicago to $78,555 for out-of-state students.

Students at University of Chicago are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at University of Chicago was $6,895 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 11%.

University of Chicago Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio5:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to University of Chicago.

University of Chicago has a good gender split, with 49% of undergraduates being female and 51% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 71% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 12% of students come from in-state and 17% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at University of Chicago is 5:1. This means that for every 5 there is one member of faculty at the school.

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