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Harris School of Public Policy

Chicago, IL

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Overview

Harris School of Public Policy / Harris School of Public Policy is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (AM)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Public Policy (MPP)
Master of Public Policy/Master of Divinity (MPP/M Div)
Master of Business Administration/Master of Public Policy (MBA/MPP)
Master of Science (MS)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Policy (JD/MPP)
Master of Public Policy/Master of Arts (MPP/MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 429
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,803
Applied
921
Accepted
333
Enrolled
51%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 10th January 10th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Transcripts, resume, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Transcripts, resume, 3 letters of recommendation, writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 95
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 10
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Career or field-related internships
Federal Work-Study
Financial support for part-time students

Student Body

1,002
Total Graduate Students
48%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.69%
Black or African American 5.59%
White or Caucasian 29%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 7.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.1%
Two or more races 0.9%
Unknown 0.9%

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Faculty

74
Total faculty
Full-time - 60
Part-time - 14
Male (53)
Female (21)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Family and child policy, international security, health policy, social policy, urban policy, cultural policy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1155 East 60th Street
Chicago, IL  60637
United States
Contact Katherine Baicker
Dean
Email: harrisadmissions@uchicago.edu
Phone: 773-702-8400

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