CHICAGO – The University of Chicago and is the first large AMERICAN research university to stop private American undergraduate applicants, ACT or SAT scores.
The decision, which school officials say is designed to help even the playing field for students with low-income or underrepresented communities is created by a number of liberal arts colleges, but the school is the first major research university to do so.
The university also said Thursday that it will provide full tuition support for students whose families earn less than $125,000, and offer new scholarships to military veterans and children of veterans, policemen and firefighters. The school will also let the applicant for a video introduction instead of demanding that they sit down for an interview
Rollout of the initiative will begin with the class of 2023.