Is UChicago a Good School for the Money?
University of Chicago Value Report
College Factual's Best for the Money Rankings compare the quality of an UChicago degree with its cost to determine if the school is asking a fair price. Read the UChicago annual value report below.
Below Average Value Nationwide
University of Chicago is ranked #2,539 out of 2,540 for value nationwide.
Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe University of Chicago is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)
Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores
|School||Total Price||Value Grade|
*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.
We're Looking at a Total Cost of $232,503 for an UChicago Degree
On average, a bachelor's degree from UChicago will cost you about $232,503. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $57,126 and a typical 4.07 years to graduate.
|Average Yearly Cost||$57,126|
|Average Years to Graduate||4.07|
|Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree||$232,503|
Many Factors Affect Net Price
There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about UChicago cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.
Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?
Net price can vary based on your unique situation.
Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at UChicago.
|Nationwide Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$326,727||#0||F|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$161,424||#1,782||D|
|In-State Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$326,727||#
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$161,424||#
Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Illinois.
About 57% of UChicago students receive financial aid. Get more details on what UChicago financial aid you may qualify for.
How to Calculate Value
College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.
Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.
College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.