University of Chicago

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9thQS World Ranking

The University of Chicago Background

Founded in 1890, University of Chicago is a private research university in Chicago. It has a 217-acre campus seven miles south of the main business district of Chicago and is in the neighborhood of Hyde Park on the banks of Lake Michigan.

The University of Chicago Programs and Courses

The University of Chicago offers 56 majors and 40 minors in the undergraduate college and has 5 academic research divisions and 6 professional schools for graduate studies. The University of Chicago is renowned for its professional schools like Pritzker School of Medicine, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago Law School, School of Social Service and Administration, Divinity School and the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy Studies.

The University of Chicago USP

University offers a rigorous inter-disciplinary core curriculum which propels the students to become next-generation leaders in business, academics, and government. The university alumni and faculties have gone ahead to become Nobel laureates (89 Nobel Prize winners, out of which 5 are present faculties), Astronauts, Scientists, CEOs, and Government heads. Presently, it has more than 2750 faculties and academicians to teach 5,971 undergraduate and 9,394 graduate students. 

University of Chicago's ranking and Tuition fee

University of Chicago's ranking in the 2019 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 3. Its tuition and fees are $57,006 (2018-19).

University of Chicago's Notable Alumni

Saul Bellow (Canadian-American writer), Gary Becker (American economist), James Watson (American molecular biologist, geneticist, and zoologist, best known as one of the co-discoverers of the structure of DNA)

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English

The program in Comparative Human Development (CHDV) focuses on the study of persons over the course of life; on the social, cultural, biological, and psychological processes that jointly influence development; and on growth over time in different social and cultural settings. The study of human development also offers a unique lens through which we consider broad questions of the social sciences, like the processes and impacts of social change, and the interactions of biology and culture. Faculty members in Comparative Human Development with diverse backgrounds in anthropology, biology, psychology, and sociology conduct research on topics that include (but are not limited to): the social and phenomenological experience of mental illness; comparative education; the impact of socioeconomic context on growth and development; the influence of social interaction on biological functioning; the tensions inherent in living in multicultural societies; the experience and development of psychotherapists in Western and non-Western countries; and the ways in which youth in developing countries are forging new conceptions of adulthood.

Coalition Application or Common Application, Extracurricular Activities, Personal Statement, Secondary School Report, High School Transcript, Two Letters of Recommendation, Test scores: ACT, SAT, IELTS, TOEFL, PTE

School Counselor, Social Worker, Addiction Counselor.

2nd Jan

English

The program asks students to think critically about different theoretical systems, research findings, and practice methods. Students learn how to monitor progress and evaluate outcomes of interventions and how to determine which approaches are most effective

Official Transcripts, Personal Statement/Statement of Purpose, Interview, Letter of Recommendation, Test scores: GRE, GMAT, IELTS, TOEFL, Visa

Social worker, community administrator, NGO worker, teacher, researcher

2nd Apr

English

The social administration concentration prepares students for advanced practice in community organizing, planning and development; human services management; and policy planning, analysis and advocacy.

Official Transcripts, Personal Statement/Statement of Purpose, Interview, Letter of Recommendation, Test scores: GRE, GMAT, IELTS, TOEFL, Visa

Social worker, community administrator, NGO worker, teacher, researcher

2nd Apr

English

The Fundamentals program enables students to concentrate on fundamental questions by reading classic texts that articulate and speak to these questions. It seeks to foster precise and thoughtful pursuit of basic questions by means of (1) rigorous training in the interpretation of important texts, supported by (2) extensive training in at least one foreign language, and by (3) the acquisition of the knowledge, approaches, and skills of conventional disciplines: historical, religious, literary, scientific, political, and philosophical.

Coalition Application or Common Application, Extracurricular Activities, Personal Statement, Secondary School Report, High School Transcript, Two Letters of Recommendation, Test scores: ACT, SAT, IELTS, TOEFL, PTE

Author, Technical Writer, Reporter/Journalist, Grant Writer/Research Analyst, Lobbyist/Lawyer/Legal Assistant, Editor/Publisher, Speech Writer, Freelance Magazine Article Writer, Public Relations Specialist, Teacher/Professor

2nd Jan

English

The course provides students with a thorough knowledge of the cultures, history, politics, and languages of the region. Students are able to augment their undergraduate studies by placing their knowledge of a particular field in an interdisciplinary context and by continuing specialized work on the graduate level.

Coalition Application or Common Application, Extracurricular Activities, Personal Statement, Secondary School Report, High School Transcript, Two Letters of Recommendation, Test scores: ACT, SAT, IELTS, TOEFL, PTE

Historian, writer,teacher, researcher

NA

a) Common Application or Coalition Application or University of Chicago Supplement

b) $75 application fee

c) Official transcript, Secondary School Report and Midyear Report

d) Two letters of recommendation

e) Official SAT/ACT scores: Both the SAT and the ACT will be super scored, meaning the highest subsection scores will be added together to give the highest possible    combined score.

f) Typical SAT scores: Math (720-800), Critical reading (720-800), Writing (700-780), ACT Composite: (32-35)

g) Average GPA is 4.29.

h) TOEFL/IELTS/PTE scores if the applicant’s native language is not English.

i) TOEFL: IBT-90 or higher, PBT-600 or higher, IELTS: overall score of 7 (sub scores of 7 each), PTE: Minimum 70.

j) Acceptance rate: 7.9% (2016)

Requirements may vary for each program. Please visit program page for requirements fees.

Fees

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at University of Chicago is $16,350

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: January 1

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines. 

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University Stats

16445

Students

6286

Undergraduates

10159

Postgraduate

2860

Faculty Strength

5

Student Faculty Ratio

8
%

Acceptance Rate

$
53700

Tuition Fees

$
15750

Living Cost

4

Avg. GPA

30

Avg. IB

85
%

Avg. Percentage

1490

Avg. SAT

* All cost are in USD