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University of Chicago Admissions

University of Chicago admissions is extremely selective with an acceptance rate of 7%. Students that get into University of Chicago have an average SAT score between 1470-1570 or an average ACT score of 33-35. The regular admissions application deadline for University of Chicago is January 4. Interested students can apply for early action and early decision. The early action deadline is November 2, and the early decision deadline is November 2.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
7%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
32,283
SAT Range
1470-1570
SAT Reading
720-770
SAT Math
750-800
Students Submitting SAT
53%
ACT Range
33-35
ACT English
34-36
ACT Math
30-35
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
58%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 4
Early Decision Deadline
November 2
Early Action Deadline
November 2
Offers Early Decision
Yes
Offers Early Action
Yes
Application Fee
$75
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
Yes

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Considered but not required
  • High School Rank
    Considered but not required
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Neither required nor recommended
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
83%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.24 responses
Poll
88%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.24 responses