Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 3
Science 3
Foreign Language 2
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Not reported Not reported
SAT Only Not reported Not reported
ACT Only Not reported Not reported
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not reported Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only Not reported Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component SAT: No policy as of now , ACT: No policy as of now
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
1 East Jackson Boulevard
Chicago
IL
60604-2287
Fax
(312) 362-3322
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1, 2023
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
March 15
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Early Action Notification
December 15
Application Form
Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
Audition/interviews required for School of Music and Theatre School applicants. Animation majors must submit portfolio and creative statement. recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
69% of 32,075 applicants were admitted
Women
72% of 19,728 applicants were admitted
Men
65% of 12,347 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
2,838 (13%) of 22,274 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,669 (12%) of 14,187 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,169 (14%) of 8,087 admitted students enrolled
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
4.00 and Above
37%
3.75 - 3.99
22%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
10%
3.00 - 3.24
6%
2.50 - 2.99
5.2%
2.00 - 2.49
1.1%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 587 average , 530-640 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
9.6%
Score of 600 - 700
34.8%
Score of 500 - 600
44.3%
Score of 400 - 500
10.1%
Score of 300 - 400
1.1%
Score of 200 - 300
0.1%
SAT EBRW: 602 average , 550-660 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
12.1%
Score of 600 - 700
40.5%
Score of 500 - 600
38.8%
Score of 400 - 500
8.1%
Score of 300 - 400
0.4%
Score of 200 - 300
0.1%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
Not Reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not Reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not Reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not Reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
ACT Math: Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
Not Reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not Reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not Reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not Reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
ACT Eng: Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
Not Reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not Reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not Reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not Reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 30%
Top quarter: 60%
Top half: 89%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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