University of Chicago


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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Engineering is the science of solving complex technological problems and, in the case of molecular engineering, using tools and concepts that arise from the fundamentals of science at the nanoscale. The tools of engineering are important in making and translating basic discoveries in other fields into new intellectual opportunities and, sometimes, useful technologies.

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

Quality controller, Biotechnological Researcher,

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Many aspects of water engineering involve understanding the structure, dynamics, and reactivity of water at interfaces and sometimes confined in nanometer-scale spaces.

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Water engineer, nanotechnologist, environmentalist, researcher


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 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


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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