Division of the Social Sciences University of Chicago

Division of the Social Sciences University of Chicago

Chicago, IL
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
47%
53%
student ratio
1,275
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 1
fall application deadline
38%
acceptance rate
12 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 382
    • Doctoral Degrees 103
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Foreign Language Varies, Comp Exam Required for some and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

38% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 3,775
    • Accepted 1,440
    • Acceptance Rate 38
    • Enrolled 475
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $90
    • Application Fee - International $90
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test , 3 letters of recommendation, and writing sample (dependent on program), statement of purpose
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test , 3 letters of recommendation, and writing sample (dependent on program), statement of purpose
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students1275
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students1275
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian37%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown or International Student42%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty253
    • Full-time Percentage89%
    • Part-time Percentage11%
    • Female Percentage31%
    • Male Percentage69%

Location & Contact

Division of the Social Sciences

University of Chicago

1126 East 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637-1513
United States

Prof. Amanda Woodward

Dean

Email: ssd-admissions@uchicago.edu

Cathy Mican

Office of the Dean of Students

Email: ssd-admissions@uchicago.edu


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