Thank you for your interest in the Division of the Humanities at the University of Chicago. Specific information on the four master's and fourteen doctoral programs in the Humanities Division can be found on each program's website. You can find information on the application process and requirements, as well as frequently asked questions and admissions policies.

Our department and program coordinators, as well as the admissions staff in the Humanities Dean of Students Office, are happy to answer questions and direct you to the information and resources you need as you research programs and prepare your application. Questions about the application process may be directed to or (773) 702-1552. Contact information for department and program coordinators can be found on their respective websites.


We are now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 academic year. The deadline for PhD programs, as well as the Master of Arts Program in Humanities and Visual Arts isDecember 15, 2015. The deadline for applicants to Middle Eastern Studies and Latin American Studies is January 4, 2016.

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