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Students-At-Large

Required Materials

Student-at-Large Application for Admission

Complete the Application for Admission, including your essays, and mail it to the Office of College Admissions. Your application must be postmarked no later than six weeks prior to the start of the academic quarter for which you are applying.

High School Report

Send this form, included in the Application for Admission, to the secondary school from which you graduated. Request that official transcripts from every high school you have attended be sent directly to the Office of College Admissions.

Dean of Students’ Recommendation

Give this form, included in the Application for Admission, to the Dean of Students of your current college or university (or the college or university you last attended). Please have the dean return the form directly to the Office of College Admissions.

College Instructor’s Recommendation

Give this form, included in the Application for Admission, to a college instructor who knows you well and can write about your strengths as a student and a member of your college or university community. Please have the instructor return the form directly to the Office of College Admissions.

High School and College Transcripts

Arrange to have official transcripts sent by every high school, college, and university that you have attended. Each institution should send the transcript directly to the Office of College Admissions. Transcripts written in a language other than English should be accompanied by a certified translation and a grading scale. International students should also submit certified records of their national examinations.

Application Fee

A non-refundable $120 application fee must be paid by check made out to the University of Chicago and attached to your application. The application fee may not be paid in cash or by card.