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University of Chicago Admissions

University of Chicago admissions is extremely selective with an acceptance rate of 8%. Students that get into University of Chicago have an average SAT score between 1450-1600 or an average ACT score of 32-35. The regular admissions application deadline for University of Chicago is January 2. Interested students can apply for early action and early decision. The early action deadline is November 1, and the early decision deadline is November 1.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
8%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
31,484
SAT Range
1450-1600
SAT Reading
720-800
SAT Math
730-800
Students Submitting SAT
59%
ACT Range
32-35
ACT English
33-35
ACT Math
31-35
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
57%

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Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 2
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Action Deadline
November 1
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
    Recommended
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Neither required nor recommended
  • 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
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