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University of Chicago


The University has a mission statement formally adopted by the governing board and made public declaring that it is an institution of higher education. Since its founding the mission of the University of Chicago reiterated by each president has been to sustain at the highest level of excellence the communication of knowledge the creation of knowledge and the fostering of a dynamic community of scholars and students. The University's first formal statement of mission appears in its Articles of Incorporation initially adopted in 1890 and most recently amended in 1944.

School Information

5801 S Ellis Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60637
P: (773) 702-7752
F: (773) 834-4300
Calendar: Quarter
Locale: City: Large
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Research Universities (very high research activity)
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Accrediting Agency: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Students & Faculty

Students
  • 17,645Total Students
  • 9,930Male Students
  • 7,715Female Students
  • 3,191Total Intl Students
  • 2,108Intl Male Students
  • 1,083Intl Female Students
Faculty
  • 8,633Total Faculty
  • 5,387Male Faculty
  • 3,246Female Faculty
  • 6:1Student/Fac Ratio
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Tuition Information

$ 43,780

Out of State Tuition

$ 1,300

Books & Supplies

$ 12,633

Room & Board

$ 2,237

Other Expenses

$ 59,950

Total

Admissions

21,762
total applicants

16%
admitted (3539)

6%
enrolled (1411)


SAT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
700-780
Math
700-790
Reading
ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
31-34
Composite
30-34
Math
31-35
English

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.


Other Requirements:
TOEFL?
Required
Admissions Test Scores?
Required
Other Test?
Neither required nor recommended
College Prep?
Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations?
Required

Degrees & Programs

African Studies
Anatomy
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics, Other
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Astronomy
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biophysics
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry, General
Chemistry, Other
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Counseling Psychology
Design and Visual Communications, General
Developmental Biology and Embryology
Directing and Theatrical Production
Divinity/Ministry
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Ecology
Economics, General
Education, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Evolutionary Biology
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
General Studies
Genetics, General
Geography
Geophysics and Seismology
German Language and Literature
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
History, General
History, Other
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Immunology
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Latin American Studies
Law
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Mathematics, General
Medicine
Microbiology, General
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Molecular Biochemistry
Molecular Genetics
Molecular Physiology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Neurobiology and Anatomy
Neuroscience
Nutrition Sciences
Oncology and Cancer Biology
Pathology/Experimental Pathology
Philosophy
Physical Sciences
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health, Other
Public Policy Analysis, General
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Securities Services Administration/Management
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Social Sciences, General
Social Sciences, Other
Social Work
Sociology
South Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Statistics, General
Theology/Theological Studies

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