TaipeiMort wrote:Something else to remember is that UChicago UG doesn't grade inflate. The admits from there (a large number each year) have had around 3.5 or 3.6 GPAs. This has traditionally dragged down our numbers. I'm not sure if there was a policy change or a change in the type of UChicago UG admits, but this could help explain. But, I don't think it has changed. They still seen to be to biggest group in each class.
I think pretty much every school faces this - very few don't give some sort of bump to their UGs.
I also experienced pretty rampant grade inflation in certain humanities departments at UofC, but you're right that it's not like this in most of the university.