SSA accepts applications between September 1 and April 1. Only complete applications will be considered.

  • December 1: for an Master’s admission decision by mid-February
  • December 15: for the Doctoral Program for an admission decision by mid-March
  • January 15: for an Master’s admission decision by mid-March
  • January 15: in your third year in the University of Chicago College for the AB/AM Program
  • April 1: final deadline for Master’s Program (it is strongly recommended that applicants meet either of the December 1 or January 15 deadlines)
Visit the admissions pages for more information. Or, if you are ready with your application materials, apply now.
Shauna Taylor

Shauna Taylor, AM '15

“I see that policy is the way to make long-term, societal change … my passion for social justice has increased while I’ve been at SSA.”