The University of Chicago

private university Estd 1890
Chicago, Illinois, USA
The University of Chicago

Founded in 1890, the University of Chicago is a private research university located in Chicago, the third most populous city in the United States. UChicago has a remarkable distinction of producing 92 Nobel laureates, the largest number affiliated with any American university. The University of Chicago offers over 52 undergraduate majors and more than 41 minors. The university has additional campuses and centers in various cities like Hong Kong, Beijing, Delhi, London, and Paris, and apart from downtown Chicago. UChicago has been consistently ranked not just amongst the top educational institute not just in the US but also across the globe. UChicago’s alumni have been at the forefront in the development of various academic disciplines like economics, law, literary criticism, and sociology.

The campus of the university is built across sprawling 217 acres of land with an urban setting. The total strength of the university is about 16,959 students. The undergraduate program consists of 6,800 students and around 10,159 students are under the postgraduate degree program. The university comprises some well-known centers, laboratories as well as departments, namely Centre for Middle Eastern Studies, Argonne National Laboratory, and the United States Department of Energy. These centers and laboratories give students the opportunity to learn about fieldwork within the campus. In addition, some highly ranked and professional learning schools are located at the campus like Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago Law School, and the Booth School of Business. Researchers at UChicago have done remarkable work and established revolutionary theories of economics and discovered the link between cancer and genetics.

Students at UChicago run more than 400 clubs and societies that include academic and political groups, sports teams, arts, cultural groups, and societies promoting eclectic common interests. The University of Chicago has won 20 national championships and 118 tournaments. Also, from the beginning of the Class of 2023, the university’s empower initiative will give free tuition to students whose families earn less than $125,000 a year.

29 Nobel laureates and former US president Barack Obama are counted among the notable faculty members of the university. The university has a remarkable list of alumni that includes Satya Nadella (CEO of Microsoft), Larry Ellison (Founder of Oracle Corporation), Thomas Rex Lee (Associate Justice of Utah Supreme Court), Ed Asner (Renowned Actor), Jan Crull (Documentary Filmmaker), Cliff Asness (Founder of QAR Capital), and Patrick Doyle (CEO of Domino’s).

Full-Time MBA
  • Duration - 21 Months
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : Accepted, GRE : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 53.8 Lakh

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Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Duration - 12-15 Months
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 7
  • Fees - INR 40.6 Lakh

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Master of Science in Analytics
  • Duration - 1.5 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 7, TOEFL : 104
  • Fees - INR 30.6 Lakh

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Master of Science in Financial Mathematics
  • Duration - 15 Months
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 7
  • Fees - INR 54.5 Lakh

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BA/BS in Computer Science
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 7, TOEFL : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 42.2 Lakh

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MS in Computational Analysis and Public Policy (MSCAPP)
  • Duration - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 7
  • Fees - INR 39.4 Lakh

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Executive MBA
  • Duration - 21 Months
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : Accepted, GRE : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 81.2 Lakh

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LLM Program
  • Duration - 1 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 7, TOEFL : 104
  • Fees - INR 39.9 Lakh

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Master of Science in Statistics
  • Duration - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 7
  • Fees - INR 22.5 Lakh

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Master of Science in Physical Sciences Division
  • Duration - 9 Months
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 7
  • Fees - INR 40.6 Lakh

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Master of Arts Program in Humanities
  • Duration - 1 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 7, TOEFL : 104
  • Fees - INR 39.3 Lakh

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Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts
  • Duration - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 7, TOEFL : 104
  • Fees - INR 44.2 Lakh

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Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 7
  • Fees - INR 42.2 Lakh

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Master of Science in Health Studies for Clinical Professionals
  • Duration - 1 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 7, TOEFL : 104
  • Fees - INR 35.7 Lakh

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BA in Cinema and Media Studies
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 7, TOEFL : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 42.2 Lakh

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BA in Visual Arts
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 7, TOEFL : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 42.2 Lakh

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BA/BS in Chemistry
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 7
  • Fees - INR 42.2 Lakh

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BS in Biological Chemistry
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 7
  • Fees - INR 42.2 Lakh

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BA in Theater and Performance Studies
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 7, TOEFL : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 42.2 Lakh

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Bachelor of Arts in Music
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 7, TOEFL : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 42.2 Lakh

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Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MBA - 2 CoursesGMAT - Accepted
GRE - Accepted
IELTS - 7 & Above
MA - 2 CoursesGRE - Accepted
IELTS - 7 & Above
TOEFL - 104 & Above
MS - 6 CoursesGRE - Accepted
IELTS - 7 & Above
TOEFL - 90-104
BSc - 2 CoursesSAT - Accepted
IELTS - 7 & Above
TOEFL - Accepted
BE/Btech - 1 CourseIELTS - 7 & Above
TOEFL - Accepted
Other Courses - 7 CoursesIELTS - 7 & Above
TOEFL - 104 & Above
SAT - Accepted

Admission Requirement

DocumentsSOP - Needed for few courses
LOR - Needed for all courses
Essays - Needed for few courses
CV - Needed for few courses
Additional documents - Required
Application feesUSD 50 - 250
Type of deadlineDepends on course
Intake Season & DeadlinesFall - 4ᵗʰ Mar 2020 - 15ᵗʰ Jun 2021

Approximate Fees

CoursesDurationTuition Fees
MBA - 2 Courses21 MonthsINR 53.8L - 1.3Cr
USD 73,440 - 174,750
MA - 2 Courses1 - 2 YearsINR 39.3L - 44.2L
USD 53,600 - 60,300
MS - 6 Courses9 - 24 MonthsINR 22.5L - 54.5L
USD 30,785 - 74,470
BSc - 2 Courses4 YearsINR 42.2L
USD 57,642
BE/Btech - 1 Course4 YearsINR 42.2L
USD 57,642
Other Courses - 7 Courses1 - 4 YearsINR 35.7L - 42.2L
USD 48,780 - 57,642

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