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University of Chicago

School of Social Service Administration

Chicago, IL

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Overview

University of Chicago / School of Social Service Administration is located in Chicago, IL.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts/Doctor of Philosophy (AM/PhD)
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts/Master of Divinity (AM/M Div)
Master of Business Administration/Master of Arts (MBA/AM)
Master of Public Policy/Master of Arts (MPP/AM)
Master of Arts (AM)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 205
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Field education
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

737
Applied
430
Accepted
214
Enrolled
58%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Transcripts, statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Transcripts, statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 104
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

475
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
87%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.47%
Black or African American 11.16%
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 8.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.21%
Two or more races 2.11%
Unknown 2.53%

Gender

Male (16%)
Female (83%)

Faculty

67
Total faculty
Full-time - 38
Part-time - 29
Male (25)
Female (42)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Family treatment, mental health, the aged, child welfare, health administration
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 969 East 60th Street
Chicago, IL  60637
United States
Contact Dr. Deborah Gorman-Smith
Interim Dean/Professor
Email: admissions@ssa.uchicago.edu
Phone: 773-702-1250