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Chicago, Illinois

University of Chicago Demographics & Diversity

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at University of Chicago are predominantly White with a smaller Asian population. The school has very high racial diversity. 55% percent of students are minorities or students of color.

Racial demographics of University of Chicago students
Race Percent of Students
White 45%
Black 5%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 17%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 11%
Race Unknown 10%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 22% more male students than female students enrolled at University of Chicago with a gender ratio of 55% men to 45% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, University of Chicago has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Gender ratio of University of Chicago students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 55%
Women 45%
Enrollment by gender for University of Chicago students
Gender Number of Students
Men 9,348
Women 7,654

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
High

University of Chicago serves a high number of out-of-state students with 88% of the student body residing outside of Illinois or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Chicago students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 12%
Out of State 71%
Foreign 17%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$74,573 per year

10% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
17,002
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 0.1%
Part time Undergrads 0.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=144050 IPEDS survey data for University of Chicago.