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.

Lisa Elliott, AM ’16

Lisa Elliott, AM ’16

As a social worker doing psychotherapy with children in a medical practice in Chicago’s northern suburbs, Lisa Elliott, AM ’16, feels that SSA provided her with excellent preparation to pursue a career that was shaped by her interests.