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University of Chicago

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A+

Rating

Private

Type

19,659

Students

$57,642

Tuition

6%

Acceptance

#10

Ranking

Large City

Campus Setting

Chicago, IL

5801 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60637

University of Chicago is a large private university located in Chicago, IL ranked 10th in the nation. It has a total of 7,674 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, accepting 6.17% of applicants. University of Chicago offers 218 different majors and is best known for its Econometrics and Quantitative Economics, Economics, and Counseling Psychology programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $57,642 per year, University of Chicago is exceptionally expensive. 79.52% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, entering the labor force. After finishing college, alumni go on to earn more or less $68,100 per year, which is 64% over the national median.
Rankings

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Cost

$60,552
Above Average

University of Chicago

$60,552

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$81,531

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$40,916

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

6%Acceptance
Very Selective

University of Chicago

6%

National

69%
Sat

1500 - 1570

54% of students submit

Admissions Yield

81%

ACT

31 - 35

51% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Considered but not required

Application Fee

$75

Students

7,674Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

100%

Part-Time

0%
Male

51%

In-state

83%

Female

49%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

0%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
22% Business Administration and Management, General8% Econometrics and Quantitative Economics8% Public Policy Analysis, General62% Others

22% Business Administration and Management, General

8% Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

8% Public Policy Analysis, General

62% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

22%

1225 Graduates

Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

8%

460 Graduates

Public Policy Analysis, General

8%

426 Graduates

Computer Science

5%

256 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

4%

252 Graduates

Social Work

4%

230 Graduates

Statistics, General

4%

225 Graduates

Mathematics, General

4%

212 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

2%

129 Graduates

Academics

A+
Professors
StudentsProfessors5:15:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

5

Number of Library Books

5,447,169

Academic Spend per Student

$85,108

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

Full-time Retention Rate

99%

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$54,300/Year

University of Chicago

$54,300

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$54,300

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$68,100

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

79%