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.
Patrise Washington, AM '16

Patrise Washington, AM '16

"I chose SSA because I could create my own elective program focusing on mental health. As a single, working mother, it was important that I find a program that was flexible."