|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||6:1|
|Dormitory capacity||3,260 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
University of Chicago is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 31,484 applications and only 2,499 students were granted admission. University of Chicago is at the #6 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 57% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 59% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1450 to 1600|
|ACT||32 to 35|
In 2016-2017 academic year, University of Chicago's tuition was $50,997 for all students regardless of residency (90.3% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 67% of University of Chicago's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 12% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,731 (which is 7.5% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Chicago in 2016-2017, was 117, which is 8% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,236 (which is 11.2% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, University of Chicago has enrolled a total of 15,775 students (13,316 students full-time and 2,459 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 15,775 students, 25 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 56% men and 44% women and 6,001 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 9,774 for graduates studies.
Non-resident alien: 24%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%
Black/African American: 4%
Two or more races: 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Chicago.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||46%||3,845|
|Legal Professions And Studies||11%||886|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||5%||436|
|Mathematics And Statistics||5%||377|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||4%||362|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||2%||141|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||1%||120|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Chicago full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of University of Chicago graduates 6 years after enrollment is $54,600. Last year, out of the total 1,347 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,226 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,607 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,446 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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