Every application received by UChicago is carefully reviewed several times and presented to a committee. The school considers the entire submission, not only grades, and requests students have a thirst and passion for knowledge and learning. It’s suggested that students use a UChicago account to apply.

For Early Action applicants, paperwork is due by November 1st with decisions made by mid-December. For Regular Decision, applications should be turned in by January 1st and will hear back by mid-March. All students must let UChicago know their intent by May 1st.

Students should include ACT/SAT scores, Recommendations, and a Secondary school record in every application, but Secondary school GPA, and Secondary school rank is also recommended. ACT Composite scores should be in the 32 - 35 range and the SAT Combined in the 1,480 - 1,580 range.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2017 Admissions Cycle
Applications
27,694
Male 13,050
Female 14,644

 

Acceptance
2,492
Male 1,174
Female 1,171

 

Enrollment Total
1,591
Male 791
Female 800


Acceptance Rate
9%
Male
9%
Female
8%

 

Yield
63.8%
Male
67.4%
Female
68.3%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$75


Graduate

$90



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    Recommendations
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language


    Recommended

    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school rank