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UChicago Promise

The UChicago Promise was established in 2012 for residents of Chicago, graduating from a Chicago high school, and admitted into University of Chicago. The program offers no loans in the financial aid package on a last dollar basis and free application. The program is funded by University of Chicago.

Year the Program was Founded 

2012

State 

Illinois

Residency Requirement 

City

K-12 School Attendance Requirement 

City High School

Type of Promise 

No loan policy

Financial Award is Limited to Students with Financial Need 

No

Financial Award is Limited to Students who Meet Academic Achievement Requirements 

Yes

Disbursement of Financial Aid 

Last Dollar

Year Requirement for Full Aid 

Does not require

Program Status 

Active