Admissions Updates

Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success

The University of Chicago is proud to be an inaugural member of the new Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success. The Coalition comprises over 90 of America’s leading colleges and universities, and is dedicated to making the college search process more accessible for students across the nation. A suite of online college planning tools is now available—completely free of charge for all high school students. Those applying to UChicago for fall 2017 can use the new Coalition application, which will be available in July of 2016. More information on the Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success can be found at The University of Chicago will also continue to accept the Common Application and the Universal Application.

Regular Decision Release

2016 Regular Decision admissions have been released. For more information about what your admission decision means, please visit our blog. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at

UChicago Announces "No Barriers" Program

A comprehensive plan to increase access to college, support students as they receive an empowering education, and prepare them for lifelong professional success. Learn more: visit the No Barriers website and read the UChicago Announcement.




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