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


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

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Application for 2021-2022 matriculation into PhD programs opens

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UChicago Orientation for Academic Year 2020-2021

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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: