Division of the Social Sciences University of Chicago

Division of the Social Sciences University of Chicago

Chicago, IL
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
44%
56%
student ratio
1,142
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 15
fall application deadline
37%
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 321
    • Doctoral Degrees 119
    • 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, Thesis Required and exam
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

37% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 2,843
    • Accepted 1,071
    • Acceptance Rate 37
    • Enrolled 315
  • 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 15th December 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • 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 awardsDecember 15
    • 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 Students1142
    • Female Percentage44%
    • Male Percentage56%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students1142
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian33%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races13%
    • Unknown or International Student38%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty204
    • Full-time Percentage93%
    • Part-time Percentage7%
    • Female Percentage31%
    • Male Percentage69%

Location & Contact

Division of the Social Sciences

University of Chicago

1126 East 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
United States

Prof. David Nirenberg

Dean

Phone: 773-702-3423

Office of the Dean of Students

Phone: 773-702-8415
Email: admissions@ssd.uchicago.edu

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