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.
Elizabeth LeRoy

Elizabeth LeRoy, AM '15

“SSA has a lot to offer incoming students. The University has many resources for professional development as well that further enhance the coursework and fieldwork at SSA.”