University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois
www.uchicago.edu 5801 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL, 60637
A+ Overall Grade
  • A+ Academics
  • C+ Athletics
  • B+ Campus
  • A+ Diversity
  • A+ Value
  • B Party Scene

University of Chicago Admissions

Acceptance Rate 6.17%
Acceptance Deadline January 4
Students Receiving Financial Aid 57.05%

University of Chicago Cost

Net Price* $34,719
Average Total Aid Awarded $6,996
Students Receiving Financial Aid 57.05%
*Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

University of Chicago Academics

Student Faculty Ratio 5:1

University of Chicago Majors

Most Popular Majors
  • Economics
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Political Science and Government
  • Computer Science
  • English
  • History
  • Research and Experimental Psychology
  • Physics

University of Chicago Online

Offers Online Courses No

University of Chicago Students

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment 6,600
Part-Time Undergraduates 32

University of Chicago Advisors

Our advisors graduated from the nation’s best universities, so they know first-hand what it takes to stand out in the admissions process. CollegeAdvisor.com's advisors include Marshall Scholars, Fulbright recipients, first-generation college students, professional actors and musicians, startup founders, doctors, teachers and more - all rigorously screened and trained to support students and families on their college journeys.

Natalie Tedards
University of Chicago
Hello! My name is Natalie, and I can’t wait to start working with you! I graduated from the University of Chicago in 2020 with my BA in Comparative Human Development. While at UChicago, I had the opportunity to study abroad in Rome through the Gilman Scholarship, and this upcoming year I will be returning to Italy to teach English on a U.S. Fulbright scholarship! Over the last five years, I have worked in a variety of roles supporting students in the college application process: teaching a 6-week crash course in applying to college to rising seniors in a college-prep program; working in a Chicago high school as a College Advising Corps advisor; and, just this past summer, supporting a UChicago alumnus apply to medical school. Give my history, I have experience advising at all stages of the college application process, and I am particularly well-versed in essay-editing and navigating financial aid. My advising style is focused on building a college list around discovering your personal college “fit” (from academics to community to financial aid) and then bringing your individual story to life in each part of your application. Working together, I hope to answer your questions, create a game plan, and ultimately ease your stress as you move through this exciting process!

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Dovie Siaway
University of California – Berkeley
Hi everyone! My name is Dovie! I'm originally from Alabama but I grew up in the Bay Area. I graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2017 with a Bachelors of Arts Degree in American Studies with an emphasis in Education. (Go Bears!) While at Cal, I served as the Assistant Director of Recruitment for the Black Recruitment and Retention Center and joined Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. I have worked in education for over 10 years from tutoring/advising jobs to recruitment work for Cal to managing an Education & Careers department at a nonprofit. I love advising high school students and what I've learned over the years is that there are many pathways for students to achieve their academic goals. As an advisor, I enjoy helping students paint the full picture of themselves through their essays and assisting with career/major exploration. In my every day life I enjoy listening to music, watching movies, and reading. My latest read was "All About Love" by bell hooks which I highly recommend! I look forward to working with you to achieve your college goals!

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Angel Hsu
University of California – Berkeley
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Ishaani Khatri
Brown University
Hi there! My name is Ishaani, and I'm a senior in Brown University's Program in Liberal Medical Education (PLME), where I study Computational Biology. Outside of class, I play in a jazz ensemble, write and edit for the [email protected] magazine, advise freshman at Brown, and research at the Center for Computational Molecular Biology. I've been working as a college advisor for 2+ years, and I look forward to supporting you all throughout the college admissions process!

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Joseph Recupero
Hey! I'm Joseph, a graduate of Gettysburg College and Columbia University. During my time at Gettysburg I majored in Political Science and Anthropology while dedicating myself to issues of diversity and inclusion on campus. I served in the admission office for four years and rose to be a member of the Admission Executive Team. I attended Columbia University for my Masters in Anthropology and conducted my fieldwork in Sarajevo, Bosnia. I also served as an Admission Counselor at Truman State University. A unique fact about me: I have traveled to 60 different countries!

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Zach Wehrli
University of Chicago
Hey there! My name is Zach, and I'm a 2018 graduate of the University of Chicago. After graduating with honors in Political Science, I moved to Washington, DC to work as a Policy Associate at a nonprofit, where I worked on issues related to national security and foreign policy. Currently, I'm pursuing an MPP at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University; after graduation, I'll be joining the U.S. Foreign Service as a diplomat. I also have more than three years of professional experience in college admissions, including a fellowship in a top 10 undergraduate admissions office and two years as a part-time admissions consultant. Outside of school and work, I enjoy traveling, reading, and getting outdoors as much as possible!

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Tamara Evdokimova
Georgetown University
Hi! I graduated magna cum laude from the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in 2019. I majored in International History with a minor in French and a concentration in Diplomatic Studies. My most memorable Georgetown experiences include serving as Editor-in-Chief of The Caravel (a student publication), studying abroad in France, and interning at New America and Slate Magazine in DC. Right now, I’m pursuing a Master’s degree in Human Rights & Humanitarian Action at Sciences Po Paris, where I focus on journalism, gender, and European affairs. I spent the last three years advising high school students on college applications, and I look forward to helping you find and attend the school that's right for you!

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Simone Huemer
Harvard University
Hello! I'm a 2020 graduate of Harvard University, where I studied Social Studies with a citation in French. Outside of academics, I participated in A Cappella, the college radio station, and theatre. I now work as a business analyst. Looking forward to working with you through the applications process!

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Mahria Baker
University of Chicago
I'm passionate about advising students and sharing my experiences at UChicago. In my free time I read about healthcare or visual media and attempt to come up with new songs to sing to my large and fluffy cats.

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Jonah Kasdan
Johns Hopkins University
Hi there, I'm Jonah! I graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 2020 with a B.A. in Global Environmental Change and Sustainability (GECS) and International Studies. After graduating, I worked as an field organizer on environmental campaigns throughout Colorado and New Mexico. I specialize in essay editing and crafting application narratives, and am super excited to help students through the college application process!

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Daphne McKee
University of Chicago
A short history: In high school, I played rugby, won a few Model UN awards, volunteered as a GED tutor, and served as the captain for my school Quiz Bowl/Knowledge Bowl teams. I was accepted Early Action to the University of Chicago, where I acted in a few campus productions, volunteered helping people prepare for college applications and the U.S. citizenship test, and participated in student activism. Today, I am a mental health professional in training and all-around tutor back in my home city of Memphis, Tennessee. I look forward to getting to meet you and guiding you towards your destination!

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Amelie Thouvenot
Yale University
I work with a non-profit organization that provides capital and training to agricultural enterprises around the world. I studied Applied Mathematics at Yale University, and I'm passionate about the power of education - mathematics and beyond! On the weekends, I like to cook, plan my next trip and hike with my dog.

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Caroline Hutton
University of Chicago
Hello! I'm Caroline, a lifelong Midwesterner and 2018 graduate of the University of Chicago. Most of my four years at UChicago were spent reading in campus coffee shops, running civic engagement programming at the Institute of Politics, and (weather permitting) enjoying time along the shores of Lake Michigan with my friends. After college, I spent an amazing year teaching English on a Fulbright scholarship in Madrid, Spain. This past year, I had the incredible privilege of organizing for Elizabeth Warren's campaign in Iowa and Arkansas. I know how confusing and anxiety-inducing the college application process can be, and I'm here to tell you: it's all going to turn out okay, I promise. I'm so excited to help you find your dream school!

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Arham Habib
University of Pennsylvania
Hi! I'm an incoming freshman at the Wharton School in the University of Pennsylvania. As a former member of the USA Debate Team and Congressional Intern, I'd be especially helpful for students with backgrounds in speech and debate or political activism. In college, I look forward to getting involved in student government, consulting clubs, and maybe pursue my own entrepreneurial venture—ultimately, I hope to go into venture capital or management consulting. In the meanwhile, you can catch me playing pick-up basketball, going on hikes, and exploring San Francisco.

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