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University of Chicago

Chicago, IL
University Website: WWW.UCHICAGO.EDU
Apply Online: https://app.commonapp.org/
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The University of Chicago (U of C, UC, UChicago, or simply Chicago) is a private research university in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The University consists of the College of the University of Chicago, various graduate programs and interdisciplinary committees organized into four divisions, six professional schools, and a school of continuing education. The University enrolls approximately 5,000 students in the College and about 15,000 students overall. The University of Chicago is considered to be one of the most prestigious universities in the United States and the world.

In 2008, the University received (largely from the federal government) and spent $423.7 million on scientific research. University of Chicago scholars have played a role in the development of various academic disciplines, including: the Chicago school of economics, the Chicago school of sociology, the law and economics movement in legal analysis, the Chicago school of literary criticism, the Chicago school of religion, the school of political science known as behavioralism, and in the physics leading to the world's first man-made, self-sustaining nuclear reaction. The University is also home to the University of Chicago Press, the largest university press in the United States.

The University of Chicago is tangentially affiliated with 87 Nobel Laureates, 49 Rhodes Scholars and 9 Fields Medalists. It was founded by the American Baptist Education Society with a donation from oil magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller and incorporated in 1890. William Rainey Harper became the university's first president, in 1891, and the first classes were held in 1892.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $41,853.00 avg tuition

5801 S Ellis Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 702-1234

Apply online Admissions:
collegeadmissions.uchicago.edu/
Financial Aid:
collegeaid.uchicago.edu/

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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University of Chicago

Statistics:
Applied 21,762
Admitted 3,539 16%
Enrolled total 1,411
Full Time: 1,411
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 700 790
SAT Math 700 780
SAT Writing 0 0
ACT Composite 31 34
ACT English 31 35
ACT Math 30 34
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 99%
4-year graduation rate 86%
6-year graduation rate 92%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline 2014-11-01
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline 2014-02-01
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Recommended
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

University of Chicago

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $41,853.00 $41,853.00 $41,853.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $930.00 $930.00 $930.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,954.00 $1,954.00 $1,954.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $44,568.00 $44,568.00 $44,568.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $852.00 $852.00 $852.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,651.00 $1,651.00 $1,651.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $12,633.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $2,237.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $75.00
Graduate Application Fee $65.00
Books and Supplies $1,300.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 70%
Percent receiving grant aid 60%
Avg amount of grant aid $27,666.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 34%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,401.00

University of Chicago

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African Studies X
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other X
Latin American Studies X X
Near and Middle Eastern Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Biophysics X
Developmental Biology and Embryology X
Ecology X
Evolutionary Biology X
Genetics, General X
Molecular Biochemistry X
Molecular Genetics X
Neuroscience X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business Administration and Management, General X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X X
EDUCATION
Education, General X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics X
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X X
Comparative Literature X X
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other X X
German Language and Literature X X
Linguistics X X
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other X X
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other X X
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X X
South Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Public Health, Other X
HISTORY
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology X
History, General X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Securities Services Administration/Management X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
Humanities/Humanistic Studies X X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Applied Mathematics, Other X
Mathematics, General X X
Statistics, General X X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Studies X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Chemistry, Other X
Geophysics and Seismology X X
Physical Sciences X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Counseling Psychology X X
Psychology, General X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Policy Analysis, General X X
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X X
Economics, General X X
Geography X
International Relations and Affairs X X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Social Sciences, General X
Social Sciences, Other X
Sociology X X
THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
Divinity/Ministry X
Theology/Theological Studies X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X X
Design and Visual Communications, General X X
Directing and Theatrical Production X
Film/Cinema/Video Studies X X
Music, General X X

University of Chicago Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Ecole des Chartes Exchange Fellowship Varies December 01, 2014
Albert E. Phillips Scholarship Varies March 01, 2015
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