University of Chicago : Profile

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5801 S Ellis Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
Location: Great Lakes IL IN MI OH WI

Get a snapshot of University of Chicago with this general overview, including student enrollment and graduation rates, average test scores, student demographics, and more.

Mission Statement

The University has a mission statement, formally adopted by the governing board and made public, declaring that it is an institution of higher education. Since its founding, the mission of the University of Chicago, reiterated by each president, has been to sustain at the highest level of excellence the communication of knowledge, the creation of knowledge, and the fostering of a dynamic community of scholars and students. The University's first formal statement of mission appears in its Articles of Incorporation, initially adopted in 1890 and most recently amended in 1944.

School Characteristics

Student Population
47139 per year

Length of Study: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Religious Affiliation: Not Applicable

Test Scores & GPA

Average GPA: yes Average ACT: 32 Average SAT: 720

School Profile

Total Enrollment: 15097
Retention Rate: 99%
Graduation Rate: 1306

School Accreditation

National: Yes
Regional: yes
Federal: Yes

Male / Female Enrollment


Total Enrollment


School data was obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

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