University of Chicago Campus, Chicago, IL

Applying to University of Chicago

Acceptance Rate 7.26%
Yield 76.97%
SAT Average 1,520
ACT Average 100
Applicants 32,283

Applying To University of Chicago

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 7.26% at University of Chicago where total 32,283 students applied and 2,345 were accepted. Next table describes the general admission information for applying to University of Chicago.

Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$75
Graduate Application Fees$90
Admission Informationcollegeadmissions.uchicago.edu/
Online Applicationhttps://collegeadmissions.uchicago.edu/apply/

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For academic year 2018-2019, total 32,283 students (15,113 men and 17,170 women) applied to University of Chicago and 2,345 (1,199 men and 1,146 women) students were admitted to the school. Among them, 929 men and 876 women were enrolled into University of Chicago. Following table shows the University of Chicago Admission Statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield, also known as enrolment rate, where the acceptance rate is 7.26% and yield is 76.97%.

Admission Statistics at University of Chicago
Acceptance Rate 7.26% 7.93% 6.67%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 76.97% 77.48% 76.44%
[Chart] University of Chicago Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

965 applicants (53% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,039 applicants (58%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,570 and 25th percentile score is 1,470. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 106 and 25th percentile score is 97. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at University of Chicago.

Average SAT and ACT Scores at University of Chicago
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing720770
SAT Math750800
ACT Composite3335
ACT Math3035
ACT English3436
[Chart] SAT Scores at University of Chicago
[Chart] ACT Scores at University of Chicago

Admission Requirements

University of Chicago requires 4 articles to submit to their applicants. In addition, 4 items are considered but not required to submit. Next table summarizes the application requirements at University of Chicago

Application Requirements for 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 △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at University of Chicago is Quarter. University of Chicago accepts Advanced placement (AP) Credits. Next table describes credits that University of Chicago accepts.

Calendar SystemQuarter
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits