UChicago c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)
Posted: Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:01 pm
Welcome to the UChicago C/O 2021 Applicants thread, hosted by yours truly, dm1683! Thanks to TexasENG, the OP for the 2020 thread for putting all of the following links/info together. I updated some things but if anything else is needed of course let me know.
Prospective Students Home
Life at UChicago
Law School Numbers page
C/O 2019 Medians/Profile
(will update with C/O 2020 when available)
LSAT 25/50/75: 166 / 170 / 172
GPA 25/50/75: 3.73 / 3.9 / 3.95
Fall 2016 Enrollment: 185
73% Non hispanic White
Average Age: 24
Costs and Budget
Health Insurance* $3,615
Student Life Fee $1,164
Room & Board $16,830
Books & Supplies $1,785
Personal Expenses/ Misc. $2,880
Transportation Expenses $2,502
Student Loan Fees** $1,080
Computer Allowance $1,500
Transcript Fee $75
TOTAL FOR FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS $93,057
Applicants may begin submitting their applications online through the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) electronic application process. All applicants must apply electronically through LSAC. We will not accept any paper application materials. Applications submitted through LSAC will become reviewable by the Law School beginning September 1st.
*The LSAC electronic application is fully accessible to the visually impaired. Disabled applicants in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should contact the Admissions Office at 773-702-9484 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with their request.
Application deadline for the Early Decision Program and the Chicago Law Scholars Program.
Decisions released for Early Decision applicants and applicants to the Chicago Law Scholars Program. Please see the section on Decision Notification Procedures to learn more about how we notify applicants of their decisions.
January - March
Decisions released on a rolling basis for Regular Decision applicants. Please see the section on Decision Notification Procedures to learn more about how we notify applicants of their decisions. Please remember that we read applications in the order that they are completed in our office. We will send out scholarship information and financial aid packages approximately 3-4 weeks after admission.
Information on admitted student events, financial aid, housing, and other matters will be available on the Admitted Student Website (we will provide the log in and password to admitted students at the time of admission).
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid ("FAFSA") will also become available.
Application deadline for Regular Decision applicants.
2016 Admitted Students Weekend
Deadline for submitting a seat deposit. The specific date will vary from year to year. The Admissions Office will notify admitted students of their deadline in their admission email and on the Admitted Students Website.
Deadline for the FAFSA and University of Chicago Graduate Student Loan Application for priority financial aid processing. These materials must be submitted to the University of Chicago Student Loan Administration (check the website for the specific dates each year).
The Admissions Office and Dean of Students Office will notify incoming students of all relevant deadlines early in the summer.
First summer email letter sent to incoming students will include information on obtaining a University email account and CNetID, laptop computer recommendations, student health insurance and immunizations, first-year orientation, and other essential information.
The City of Chicago
C/O 2020 Thread
C/O 2019 Thread
TLS C/O 2021 Thread
(Option, # (%)
What do you like most about the city of Chicago?
The people 6 (6%)
The food 17 (16%)
The sports teams 4 (4%)
The history/architecture 14 (13%)
The culture (music/nightlife/arts) 11 (10%)
Other 6 (6%)
I don't like Chicago at all 11 (10%)
Never been to Chicago 40 (37%)
Where are we all from?
Midwest aka Real America (IL, WI, IA, Mi, MN, OH, IN, ND, SD, NE, KS) 31 (14%)
East Coast (MA, CT, RI, VT, NH, ME, NY, NJ, PA, DE, MD, DC) 58 (25%)
South/Southeast (KY, WV, TN, AR, MO, VA, NC, SC, GA, AL, MS, LA, FL) 37 (16%)
Southwest (OK, TX, NM, AZ) 30 (13%)
Mountain West (CO, WY, UT, NV, MT, ID) 8 (4%)
West Coast (CA, OR, WA, AK, HI) 41 (18%)
International 17 (7%)
Extraterrestrial 6 (3%)
THANKS EVERYONE! Have a good cycle!