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UChicago Tuition & Fees Report

Expensive In-State Tuition & Fees
Expensive Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

How Much Does University of Chicago Cost?

Are the tuition & fee charges at University of Chicago reasonable when compared to nationwide averages? Find out here. In this UChicago cost report, you'll find:

How Much Does UChicago Charge for Tuition?

$60,963 In-State Tuition & Fees
$60,963 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

In 2020-2021, the average tuition and fees at University of Chicago ran about $60,963 per year for students working on an undergraduate degree. Students from Illinois did not receive a discount.

Tuition & Fees$59,256$1,707$60,963

These tuition and fees costs include one year of academic instruction, but do not cover room and board.

The numbers quoted on this page are all sticker price and don't include any financial aid or scholarships students may qualify for.

How much does University of Chicago cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do UChicago Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

The national out-of-state average for tuition and fees is $19,933 a year. With yearly tuition and fees charges running about $60,963 for out-of-state undergrads, University of Chicago is relatively expensive when compared to other schools in the country. Students do not receive any discounts for living in Illinois.

The chart below shows how UChicago compares to other schools nationwide, in the region, and in the state.

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Remember to also consider financial aid when trying to decide if you can afford to go to a particular school. For more details on that, see: University of Chicago Financial Aid.

UChicago Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

2.26% Tuition Increase
2.19% Fee Increase
$269,294 Est. 4-Year Cost

UChicago tuition and fees have grown about 2.26% annually for the past five years. The tuition increased by 2.26%, and fees by 2.19%. This school year, students can expect to pay $65,085 if the growth keeps up.

For two years of academic instruction, your cost will end up being $131,640 for two years and $269,294 for four years.

Remeber to factor in additional costs such as room and board, transportation or books.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at UChicago.


Don't Ignore Cost Increases

Unless your school has advertised price freezes, it is likely the cost of tuition and fees will go up every year. Make sure you factor this into your budget.

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