University of Chicago Admissions

The application fee is $75 for applying undergraduate school and $90 for graduate school at University of Chicago. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$75
Graduate Application Fees$90
Admission Informationcollegeadmissions.uchicago.edu/
Online Applicationhttps://collegeadmissions.uchicago.edu/apply/
Calendar SystemQuarter
Credits AcceptedAdvanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 7.26% and yield is 76.97%. 15,113 men and 17,170 women applied to University of Chicago and 1,199 men and 1,146 women students were accepted. Among them, 929 men and 876 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants32,28315,11317,170
Admitted2,3451,1991,146
Enrolled1,805929876
Acceptance Ratio 7.26%7.93%6.67%
Yield 76.97%77.48%76.44%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 965 students (53% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,039 students (58%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 770 and 25th percentile is 720. The SAT Math score is 800 (75th) and 750 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 106 (75th percentile) and 106 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing720770
SAT Math750800
ACT Composite3335
ACT Math3035
ACT English3436
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University of Chicago are very competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,458, ACT: 97 - Private (not-for-profit) Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

University of Chicago requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript) and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants. Next table summarizes University of Chicago application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see University of Chicago online application page .
Admission Requirements
High School GPAConsidered but not Required
High School RankConsidered but not Required
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesConsidered but not Required
Admission Test ScoresConsidered but not Required
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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