7%

Acceptance Rate

$42,732

Avg.Financial Aid

001774

FAFSA Code

About University of Chicago

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

17,002

Website

WWW.UCHICAGO.EDU

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

There is a private university in Chicago, Illinois called University of Chicago. Interestingly, University of Chicago has an ethnically diverse student population. At UC around 37% are white, 19% are Asian, and 15% are Non-resident alien. And, at the university, around 100% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 49% of the students are females and 51% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its many years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Susan Sontag, Roger Ebert, Milton Friedman, and Carl Sagan. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. At UC, 274 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Higher Learning Commission.

Location & Contact

Address

5801 S Ellis Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7737021234
Fax: 7738344300
Request Info

Rankings

The ranking of a particular university helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. Usually, the rankings of colleges/universities by Forbes and US News are considered trustworthy by applicants and experts. However, University of Chicago doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications. Generally, the ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

2-Jan

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

7%

SAT Range

1470 - 1570

ACT Range

33 - 35

Application Fee

$75

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Considered but not required

Accept Common App

Yes

The admissions process is difficult albeit selective in its approach. To kickstart the admission process at UC, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $75. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1500-1570, it would improve her chances. The average ACT score at University of Chicago is 34. However, those getting an ACT score less than 33 might also be offered admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 5801 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60637, or call (773) 702-1234.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$33,003

Average Annual Cost

$55,425

Books And Supplies

$1,800

Other Fees

$2,805

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$16,350

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,175

Total One Year Cost

$78,555

Before applying to UC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $81,531. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($60,552), books and supplies ($1,800), room and boarding ($17,004), and budget for other expenses ($2,175). For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

5:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

99%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Quarter

Research Funding per Student

$27,335

Faculty Overview

66%

Male Professors

34%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Economics

366 Graduates

Mathematics

166 Graduates

Biology, General

156 Graduates

Political Science and Government

126 Graduates

Public Policy Analysis

88 Graduates

Computer Science

77 Graduates

Chemistry

68 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

68 Graduates

Statistics

63 Graduates

History

58 Graduates

Physics

58 Graduates

Philosophy

50 Graduates

Research and Experimental Psycholog...

46 Graduates

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Ps...

28 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

25 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

23 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

23 Graduates

Anthropology

22 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

18 Graduates

Psychology, General

17 Graduates

Social Sciences, Other

17 Graduates

Sociology

16 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

14 Graduates

East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

13 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

13 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

12 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

12 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

12 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, Other

12 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

11 Graduates

Area Studies

10 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

10 Graduates

Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Lan...

10 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

10 Graduates

Music

9 Graduates

Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languag...

6 Graduates

Theological and Ministerial Studies

6 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

5 Graduates

South Asian Languages, Literatures,...

5 Graduates

Medieval and Renaissance Studies

3 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

1 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

6,632

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

11%

Full-time

100%

Part-time

N/A

Students Gender

Male

51%

US National: 44%

Female

49%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

40% White

2% Unknown

5% Black

14% Hispanic

6% Two or more races

14% Non Resident alien

19% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

71%

Out Of State

12%

In State

17%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$74,573 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 100% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

Yes

Freshmen Live on Campus

100%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Maroons

School Colors

maroon

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Midwest Conference

Total Male Athletes

320

Total Female Athletes

154

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. At UC, $17,004 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. University of Chicago offers a number of dining and meal plan options for its students. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 51% male and 49% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$54,300/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$68,100/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$13,750

$23,750

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$143 - 246

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

55%

Average Aid Per Year

$42,732

Students Receiving Federal Grants

11%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,895

Students Receiving State Aid

4%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,844

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

55%

Average Aid Per Year

$41,096

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$72,557

$30K - $48K

$69,410

$48K - $75K

$67,802

$75K - $110K

$56,953

> $110K

$34,882

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$35,193,269

The financial aid department of University of Chicago helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $6,996, whereas the financial aid is $42,074. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $4,827 and institutional aid worth $42,074. At UC, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $35,193,269 per year.

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