Admissions

The Division of the Social Sciences' faculty and students are engaged in varied and rich research pursuits, each grounded in an abiding commitment to fundamental intellectual inquiry and graduate training of the highest order.

Important Dates & Deadlines

April15

Decision Deadline for Those Admitted to Doctoral Programs Beginning Fall Quarter 2020

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May1

Decision Deadline for Those Notified in March of Admission to MA Programs Beginning Fall Quarter 2020

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May15

Extended due to COVID-19: Final Application Deadline for MAs in Computational Social Science, International Relations, Middle Eastern Studies, and Social Sciences

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A Community of Scholars

Social Sciences faculty, research, and training programs are known for exceptional strengths in statistical methods and formal modeling, social theory, and scientific reasoning, a combination that distinguishes the Division as a preeminent leader in research and education. These examples highlight recent endeavors and accomplishments: