University of Chicago

Acceptance Ratio 7.94%
Yield(Enrollment Ratio) 63.67%
Applicants 31,484
Admitted 2,499
Enrolled 1,591

Applying To University of Chicago

The acceptance ratio is 7.94% last year at University of Chicago where total 31,484 students applied and 2,499 were accepted. Next table presents general admission information for applying to University of Chicago.

Open Admission Policy

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

University of Chicago accepts . Next table describes credits that University of Chicago accepts.

Calendar SystemUn-Known
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits

Average SAT/ACT Scores

941 applicants (59% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 903 applicants (57%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,600 and 25th percentile score is 1,450. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 105 and 25th percentile score is 96. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at University of Chicago.

25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading720800
SAT Math730800
SAT Writing
ACT Composite3235
ACT Math3135
ACT English3335
ACT Writing
[chart]SAT Scores at University of Chicago
[chart]ACT Scores at University of Chicago

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For year 2016-2017, total 31,484 students (14,373 men and 17,111 women) applied to University of Chicago and 2,499 (1,215 men and 1,284 women) students were accepted. Among them, 791 men and 800 women were enrolled into the school. Following table shows the University of Chicago Admission Statistics including admission ad enrolment rates. The admit rate is 7.94% and enrollment rate is 63.67%.

Acceptance Ratio 7.94% 8.45% 7.50%
Enrollment Ratio 63.67% 65.10% 62.31%
[chart]University of Chicago Acceptance Ratio

Application Requirements

University of Chicago requires 4 articles and recommends 2 articles to their applicants. Next table summarizes the application requirements at University of Chicago

High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2016-2017.