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  • 79% of the students are from outside the state of Illinois.
  • 10% of the students are  from outside the US.
  • The Provost's Initiative on Minority Issues has just produced a university-wide Diversity Statement. Read it here.
  • The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA) supports the academic success of students of color at the University of Chicago and works to build an inclusive campus community.

University of Chicago


  • University of Chicago is located on 215 acres in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois. Map.
  • University of Chicago enrolls 5,369 undergraduate students. 
  • University of Chicago guarantees to meet 100% of demonstrated need.

Socio-economic Diversity

  • 27% of students at University of Chicago who apply for financial aid come from families with annual incomes below $60,000.
  • 17% of students at University of Chicago receive Federal Pell Grants, which mostly go to students whose family incomes are below $40,000.


    Racial Diversity
    African American 6%
    Asian American 19%
    Caucasian 39%
    Hispanic 11%
    International Students 11%
    Native American <1%
    Not reported 13%


    Gender Ratio
    Female 47%
    Male 53%



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 School Profile

Campus Setting

  • Urban
  • City Population: 2,714,900


  • 6,928 Graduates
  • 5,369 Undergraduates
  • 1,527Freshmen


  • 8.9% applicants admitted
  • SAT CR+M Middle 50%: 1440-1540
  • ACT Middle 50%: 31-34

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