Recent news and federal legislation have sparked national attention to undocumented student issues. At the University of Chicago, we are committed to creating a diverse campus community. All students who apply, regardless of citizenship are considered for admission and for every type of private financial aid the University offers.
The University of Chicago has, from its inception, been a place where the best and brightest minds from around the world can gather to shape, ideas, produce new knowledge, and contribute to the betterment of human life. Our community has been deliberately inclusive, because it is from the widest possible range of perspectives and viewpoints that the most innovative ideas can be proposed, tested and debated. We are committed to assembling a community of talented individuals regardless of their backgrounds, finanical circumstances, or national origins. This commitment is further discussed in President Zimmer's statement on diversity, posted at diversity.uchicago.edu.
In this context, the University of Chicago considers for admission students from around the world. All students who apply, regardless of citizenship, are considered for admission to the University and for every type of private financial aid which the University offers. In accordance with the law, the University admits and enrolls undocumented students and uses private funds to provide financial aid to support their studies.