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University of Chicago

Division of the Social Sciences

Chicago, IL

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University of Chicago

Overview

University of Chicago / Division of the Social Sciences is located in Chicago, IL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 382
Doctoral Degrees 103

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,775
Applied
1,440
Accepted
475
Enrolled
38%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, writing sample (dependent on program), statement of purpose
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, writing sample (dependent on program), statement of purpose

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 104
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

1,275
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
99%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.9%
Black or African American 4%
White or Caucasian 36%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.24%
Asian 5.8%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.75%
Unknown 4.55%

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

253
Total faculty
Full-time - 226
Part-time - 27
Male (175)
Female (78)

Location & Contact

Address 1126 East 59th Street
Chicago, IL  60637
United States
Contact Prof. Amanda Woodward
Dean
Email: ssd-admissions@uchicago.edu
Phone: 773-834-1375