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 2022 was the single most challenging year to be admitted to University of Chicago ever. For the Class of 2022, 32,500 students applied to University of Chicago of which 2,350 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 7.2%. Overall applications increased by 17.4% over last year (2021 to 2022) from 27,694 to 32,500.