Admissions Information

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, Doctoral (Research), Doctoral (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 6.00% and the yield is 83.01%. 17,513 men and 20,445 women applied to U of Chicago and 1,226 men and 1,227 women students were accepted. Among them, 1,042 men and 1,006 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2021). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants37,97417,51320,445
Admitted2,2781,2261,227
Enrolled1,8911,0421,006
Acceptance Rate 6.00%7.00%6.00%
Yield 83.01%84.99%81.99%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2021-2022, 1,011 students (49% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 711 students (35%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 780 and the 25th percentile is 740. The SAT Math score is 800 (75th) and 770 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 35 (75th percentile) and 33 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing740780
SAT Math770800
ACT Composite3335
ACT Math3135
ACT English3436
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University of Chicago are competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,469, ACT: 98 - private (not-for-profit) Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply University of Chicago.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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U of Chicago 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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