The University of Chicago: Graduate Studies

Application Management

Thank you for your interest in applying to the Division of the Social Sciences at the University of Chicago!

For admissions information about the Division of the Social Sciences, please visit our website.

Please note the following deadlines for applying to our programs:


MA Programs All documents supporting your application must be uploaded by the posted deadline.

If after reading this information you have specific questions or concerns, please contact the Office of Admissions at

Dissertation Fellowships for Continuing Students

Follow the deadlines specified by your department.
Select “2022 Fellowship” to start your application and follow the instructions on each screen.
Email with any questions.

Non-Degree Visiting Students -- Rolling admissions

Non-Degree Visiting Students: This status is only available to students who are advanced graduate students pursuing a graduate level degree at another academic institution, who are at the research or writing stage, and who have been invited to temporarily work on their research project with a faculty member at the University of Chicago. If you select this type of application, you will be asked to provide information regarding your faculty advisor; you will not be considered for Non-Degree Visiting Student status if you have not been specifically in touch with a University of Chicago faculty member in advance of your application. Questions about this status or the application can be directed to Cathy Mican at

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First-time users:

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