Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)

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University of Chicago is ranked 18 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 42 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 63%
Applicants who took ACT 56%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+82%
600-69917%
600+99%

SAT Math Score

700+85%
600-69915%
600+99%

ACT Score

30-3695%
24-295%
24+100%

Students applied30,069
Students admitted2,521
Admission rate8%

Students per faculty5

4-year graduation rate86%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$50,997
Fees$2,652
Room and board$15,093
Estimated book expense$1,800
Total cost$70,542

Cost after need-based aid$28,075
Cost after non-need-based aid$70,542

Average debt at graduation$21,291

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$64,000

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$42,467
Average non-need-based aid$0

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment5,844

Full-Time

Men3,043
Women2,752

Part-Time

Men31
Women18

Freshmen retained100%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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