At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1890
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $52,491
  • Selectivity
  • Most Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Quarter
  • Public/Private
  • Private
  • Religious Affiliation
  • N/A
Location and setting

Urban

Chicago, IL

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

January 3

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 8%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 5%
  • Application Fee
  • $75
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

100%

Top half of HS class

99%

Top quarter of HS class

95%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 720-800
  • Math
  • 730-800
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 32-35
  • English
  • 33-35
  • Math
  • 31-35
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Most Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 7%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 5%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 6,001

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$52,491

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,800

books and supplies

$15,093

room and board

$69,384

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$52,491

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,800

books and supplies

$15,093

room and board

$69,384

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $2,551
  • $30-$48K
  • $2,665
  • $48-$75K
  • $4,536
  • $75-$110K
  • $12,069
  • $110 & UP
  • $37,066
Financial aid

67%

Receiving Financial Aid

12%

Receiving Federal Grants

8%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: January 3

Student Life

Student Body

6,001

Total undergrad enrollment

9,774

Total grad students

70%

Out-of-state

15%

In-state

15%

International
Students

  • 49%

    FEMALE

  • 51

    MALE
Organizations

400

Student Organizations

13

Fraternities

8

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

20%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 18%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 5%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 11%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 43%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

6:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

1,330

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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