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 University of Chicago

University of Chicago - Chicago, IL

5801 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60637

General information:(773)702-1234
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Type:4-Year,Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:City: Large
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:14,979(5,402 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:6 to 1
Admissions
Apply Online
Financial Aid
Net Price Calculator
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Research Universities (very high research activity)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $40,286 $42,041 $43,780 -4%
Out-of-state $40,286 $42,041 $43,780 -4%
Books and supplies $1,100 $1,250 $1,300 -4%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $11,697 $12,153 $12,633 -4%
Other $2,112 $2,146 $2,237 -4%
Off Campus
Room and board $ $ $ 0%
Other $ $ $ 0%
Off Campus with Family
Other $ $ $ 0%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $55,195 $57,590 $59,950 -3%
Off Campus $41,386 $43,291 $45,080 -4%
Off Campus with Family $41,386 $43,291 $45,080 -4%
Out-of-state
On Campus $55,195 $57,590 $59,950 -3%
Off Campus $41,386 $43,291 $45,080 -4%
Off Campus with Family $41,386 $43,291 $45,080 -4%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $41,853
In-state fees $930
Out-of-state tuition $41,853
Out-of-state fees $930
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $44,568
In-state fee $852
Out-of-state tuition $44,568
Out-of-state fees $852
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 966 70% --
Grant or scholarship aid 834 60% $23,073,770 $27,666
Federal grants 210 15% $1,365,978 $6,505
Pell grants 210 15% $895,550 $4,265
Other federal grants 194 14% $470,428 $2,425
State/local government grant or scholarships 68 5% $281,472 $4,139
Institutional grants or scholarships 832 60% $21,426,320 $25,753
Student loan aid 471 34% $3,015,064 $6,401
Federal student loans 462 33% $2,297,265 $4,972
Other student loans 29 2% $717,799 $24,752
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 3,377 64% $95,015,743 $28,136
Pell grants 929 18% $3,763,345 $4,051
Federal student loans 1,862 35% $10,532,643 $5,657

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$30,001 - $48,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$48,001 - $75,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$75,001 - $110,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$110,001 and more Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 14,979
Undergraduate enrollment 5,402
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 45
Graduate enrollment 9,577
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY
GRADUATE ATTENDANCE STATUS

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$75

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$65

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 21,762 10,720 11,042
Percent admitted 16% 17% 16%
Percent admitted who enrolled 17% 7% 6%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank X
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations X
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 963 68%
ACT 693 49%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 700 790
SAT Math 700 780
SAT Writing . .
ACT Composite 31 34
ACT English 31 35
ACT Math 30 34
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 96 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division III (with football)MenWomen
All Track Combined 134105
Baseball 32-
Basketball 1616
Football 77-
Soccer 2729
Softball -14
Swimming and Diving 2526
Tennis 1011
Volleyball -13
Wrestling 25-

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission10/01/1990 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission06/25/2009 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission01/01/1913 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

Law (LAW) - Professional schools

01/01/1923 Accredited
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools

Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology

07/01/1938 Accredited
Liaison Committee on Medical Education

Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree

07/01/1942 Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations03 1
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 000
Drug law violations 010
Liquor law violations 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 135
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 112
Aggravated assault 200
Burglary 27207
Motor vehicle theft 002
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 003
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 622
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

FISCAL YEAR2009
Default Rate2.3%
Number in default49
Number in repayment2,064

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00177400

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMBachelor's degree Master's degree Doctor's degree - research/scholarship Doctor's degree - professional practice
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
African Studies1---
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other2---
Latin American Studies46--
Near and Middle Eastern Studies-26--
Category total1932--
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Anatomy--1-
Biology/Biological Sciences, General20---
Biophysics-85-
Developmental Biology and Embryology-11-
Ecology-12-
Evolutionary Biology-33-
Genetics, General-27-
Immunology--4-
Microbiology, General--4-
Molecular Biochemistry-37-
Molecular Genetics-25-
Molecular Physiology--1-
Neurobiology and Anatomy--4-
Neuroscience-14-
Oncology and Cancer Biology--8-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology--3-
Category total1702159-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Business Administration and Management, General-1442--
Business/Commerce, General--19-
International Business/Trade/Commerce-10--
Category total-145219-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Science4408-
Category total12408-
Education Colleges
Education, General-16--
Category total-16--
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
English Language and Literature, General12616-
Category total80616-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics-11-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General142-
Comparative Literature123-
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other323-
German Language and Literature213-
Linguistics163-
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other1814-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other628-
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General264-
South Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General3-2-
Category total973243-
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Medicine---111
Public Health, Other-4--
Category total-4-111
History Colleges
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology1---
History, General41124-
History, Other--3-
Category total611127-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Securities Services Administration/Management-16--
Category total-16--
Legal Professions and Studies Colleges
Law--1204
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other-67--
Category total-671204
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
General Studies-42--
Humanities/Humanistic Studies1106--
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies1---
Category total26148--
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Applied Mathematics, Other-107--
Mathematics, General332118-
Statistics, General6394-
Category total11316722-
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other--2-
Nutrition Sciences--7-
Category total--9-
Natural Resources and Conservation Colleges
Environmental Studies2---
Category total11---
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Jewish/Judaic Studies--1-
Philosophy1158-
Category total6259-
Physical Sciences Colleges
Astronomy--2-
Chemistry, General213025-
Chemistry, Other3---
Geophysics and Seismology528-
Physical Sciences-4--
Physics, General51512-
Category total895147-
Psychology Colleges
Counseling Psychology697-
Psychology, General1288-
Category total921715-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Public Policy Analysis, General111437-
Social Work-2229-
Category total5236516-
Social Sciences Colleges
Anthropology11518-
Economics, General392822-
Geography1---
International Relations and Affairs351--
Political Science and Government, General2357-
Social Sciences, General-1882-
Social Sciences, Other1---
Sociology11013-
Category total58129762-
Theology and Religious Vocations Colleges
Divinity/Ministry-16--
Theology/Theological Studies15120-
Category total36720-
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art History, Criticism and Conservation148-
Design and Visual Communications, General12--
Directing and Theatrical Production1---
Film/Cinema/Video Studies425-
Music, General4610-
Category total401423-
Grand total2642828396315