For the Full-time, Part-time (day) and the AB/AM Programs:

  • December 1, for an early admission decision by February 15
  • January 15, for an admission decision by March 15
  • April 1
For the Extended Evening Program only:
  • SSA will continue to accept applications after April 1 on a space available basis.  

For the AB/AM Program only:

  • December 1 of your third year in the University of Chicago College for an early admissions decision by February 15
  • January 15 of your third year in the University of Chicago College for an admissions decision by March 15
  • April 1

For the 15-Month Accelerated Program only:

  • October 15, for an admission decision by December 15.

For any Transfer Students:

  • January 15 

For the Doctoral Program and the combined PhD/AM Program:

  • December 15, for an admission decision by mid-March.

The application for all programs opens on September 1, 2017.

Jeff Simms

Jeff Simms, AM '12

"I chose to study social work, and especially policy, because I believe working at that level is where one can truly affect some of the wider causes of poverty and homelessness."