University of Chicago Admissions

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
SAT Writing
700-780
Students Submitting SAT
59%
ACT Range
32-35
ACT English
33-35
ACT Math
31-35
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
57%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 1
Early Decision Deadline
January 1
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Offers Early Decision
Yes
Offers Early Action
Yes
Application Fee
$0
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
    Required
  • 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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