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

  • October 15: for the 15-Month Accelerated Program for an admission decision by mid-December
  • 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.
Zehua Cui

"I had no awareness of the existence of social work in schools in China, so I am thankful for my first year internship experience with children at Namaste Charter school, which totally opened up a new world for me. The experience broadened my horizon in terms of the various ways in which we can help children," says Zehua Cui.