University of Chicago

Acceptance Rate 7 %
SAT Average 1,535
Tuition & Fees $60,552
Student Population 17,834
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $41,552

Academic Overview

University of Chicago Campus, Chicago, IL
University of Chicago is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Chicago, Illinois. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $60,552 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 17,834 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 7% and the graduation rate is 96% last year.
The salary after graduation from University of Chicago varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $103,000. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of University of Chicago are $60,552. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $61,548 on average.
University of Chicago 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Chicago. The acceptance rate of Chicago is 7% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 81%. The average graduation rate is 96% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $41,552 and 54% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 17,834 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 5 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for University of Chicago is 7 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for University of Chicago is 96 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for University of Chicago is 99 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for University of Chicago is 17,834
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for University of Chicago is 5 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
5 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $41,552 at University of Chicago.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Chicago offers 218 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree530
Post Bachelor's Degree180
Master's Degree810
Post Master's Degree10
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship630
Doctor's degree - professional practice20

Special Learning Opportunities

University of Chicago offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Freshmen (full-time) are required to live in on-campus house (e.g. dorms) at University of Chicago.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassGraduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:3,532)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

University of Chicago has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges