University of Chicago is a highly competitive school and its admissions statistics make University of Chicago one of the 50 most competitive schools for undergraduate admissions globally. Similar to the trends across all top schools, University of Chicago acceptance rates have continued to decline over the past 8 years and will almost certainly continue to do so into the future.
The Class of 2020 was one of the most challenging year to be admitted to University of Chicago ever to date. For the Class of 2020, 31,286 students applied to University of Chicago of which 2,377 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 7.6%. Overall applications increased by 3.7% over last year (2019 to 2020) from 30,162 to 31,286.