University of Chicago

UChicago Demographics & Diversity Report

Is UChicago really diverse? College Factual's <nil> diversity report reveals the true stats about diversity at UChicago. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

UChicago Student Population

How Many Students Attend University of Chicago?

UChicago total enrollment is approximately 17,834 students. 7,020 are undergraduates and 8,590 are graduate students.

UChicago Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time UChicago undergraduate population is made up of 48% women, and 52% men.

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UChicago Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,497
Asian 1,429
International 1,059
Hispanic 1,025
Multi-Ethnic 508
Black or African American 383
Unknown 114
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

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UChicago Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 45% of full-time grad students are women, and 55% men.

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UChicago Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
International 3,253
White 3,053
Asian 877
Hispanic 619
Black or African American 365
Multi-Ethnic 211
Unknown 205
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

UChicago Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 6,577
International 4,748
Asian 2,650
Hispanic 1,773
Black or African American 839
Multi-Ethnic 763
Unknown 469
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

University of Chicago Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 6,661
Black or African American 1,527
Asian 1,142
Multi-Ethnic 146
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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UChicago Male/Female Diversity

More Male Students
This school is more popular with men than with women.

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There are approximately 8,103 female students and 9,731 male students at UChicago.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of UChicago is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  91.51 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 6,240 female teachers and 5,263 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

81.95% Out of State
15.02% Out of the Country

UChicago ranks 30 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

81.95% of UChicago students come from out of state, and 15.02% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  98 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 46 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Illinois 244
New York 195
California 178
Texas 77
Florida 71

International Students at UChicago

Students from 117 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and South Korea.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
36.58% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  79.60 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At UChicago, 36.58% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
25-29 4,542
20-21 2,973
18-19 2,963
22-24 2,548
30-34 1,952
35 and over 1,115
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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