3.7 percent of University of Chicago students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017


In 2016-2017, 3.7 percentage of University of Chicago students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

University of Chicago has 6,310 undergraduate students, of which 51 percent are men and 49 percent are women, and a total student body of 16,227 students. Of these students, 397 men and 205 women represented the school by participating in one or more of the sports with teams at the school.

This total does not include students playing intramural sports.

According to NCES, 4.3 percent of students enrolled at institutions of higher education with sports teams were on teams.

The sports at University of Chicago with the most participants are all track combined (237), football (99) and swimming and diving (65).

Sports popularity
Type of sport
Men
Women
Total
All Track Combined
145
92
237
Football
99
0
99
Swimming and Diving
32
33
65
Soccer
30
28
58
Baseball
35
0
35
Basketball
17
15
32
Wrestling
28
0
28
Tennis
11
10
21
Softball
0
15
15
Volleyball
0
12
12

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