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, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2020-21, the acceptance rate is 7.31% and the yield is 73.59%. 15,670 men and 18,680 women applied to University of Chicago and 1,295 men and 1,215 women students were accepted. Among them, 975 men and 872 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2020). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants34,35015,67018,680
Admitted2,5101,2951,215
Enrolled1,847975872
Acceptance Rate 7.31%8.26%6.50%
Yield 73.59%75.29%71.77%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2020-2021, 758 students (41% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 657 students (36%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 770 and the 25th percentile is 730. The SAT Math score is 800 (75th) and 770 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 35 (75th percentile) and 34 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing730770
SAT Math770800
ACT Composite3435
ACT Math3135
ACT English3536
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University of Chicago are very competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,466, ACT: 97 - 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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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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