For the Full-time, Part-time (day), Advanced Standing Program, 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 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.

Alexandra Frenn, AM ’16

Alexandra Frenn, AM ’16

“Upon attending the admitted students event before committing to SSA, it was clear that I would be a part of a diverse, brilliant, rigorous, innovative, well-rounded, specialized community of individuals. I was inspired by SSA’s attention to career development and expansive options for their students.”