Financial Aid uses the following budget to determine financial aid awards.
Budget for 2018-2019
|Student Life Fee||$1,581||$1,581||$1,581|
|Room & Board
(or Maintenance Allowance)
*For the purposes of financial aid determination, Room and Board costs are based on the first-year room rate and the first-year unlimited meal plan. The financial aid calculation does not change for alternate housing options.
- First year students are assessed a one-time Class Fee of $1,224
- All students are required to have health insurance while enrolled at the University of Chicago. Students are automatically enrolled in the University Student Health Insurance Plan (U-SHIP) for an additional fee. For more information about U-SHIP and to enroll or opt-out, please click here.
- Health insurance is not included in the cost figures above. The health insurance cost for 2018-19 is $4,398.
- Please notify Financial Aid if you change your housing status.
Net Price Calculator
For an estimate of what your costs might look like, please enter your information into our Net Price Calculator.
Keep in mind that this estimate is based entirely on the information you provide. Your actual financial aid package may be different.