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 2021 was one of the most challenging year to be admitted to University of Chicago ever to date. For the Class of 2021, 27,694 students applied to University of Chicago of which 2,419 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 8.7%. Overall applications decreased by 11.5% over last year (2020 to 2021) from 31,286 to 27,694.