The University of Chicago: Graduate Studies

Application Management

Master's and Doctoral Applications

The application for enrollment in Autumn 2024 is now available.

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. Application deadlines can be found here. Interested in learning more? Register for an admissions webinar.

If you have specific questions or concerns, please contact the Office of Admissions at

Note: If you previously applied to a UChicago Social Sciences Division program, please use the same application account for your 2024 application. If you need assistance in updating the email address or resetting a password, please contact us.

Dissertation Fellowships for Continuing UChicago PhD Students

2024 - 2025 application is available now.

This application is intended for current UChicago PhD students applying for department or Divisional dissertation completion fellowships. Email with any questions.

Non-Degree Visiting Students -- Rolling admissions

Applications for Winter, Spring, and Fall 2024 are available now.

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

Summer Institute in Social Research Methods

Applications for Summer 2024 will be available in December 2023.

University of Chicago undergraduates, University of Chicago Laboratory Schools students, and students participating through Chicago State University or INSPER apply for SISRM through this portal. Please select 2024 SUMR as your application type. 

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