Apply Now for 2021

Thank you for your interest in the Division of the Humanities at the University of Chicago. Specific information on the master's and doctoral programs in the Humanities Division can be found on each program's website. You can find information about applying on the application process and requirements and frequently asked questions pages. We also invite you to register for one of our upcoming graduate program webinars, which you may register for here.

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 administrators can be found on their respective websites.


The 2021 application is now available, and we welcome your application! The deadlines for Autumn 2021 will be:

December 15, 2020
PhD programs in Classics, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, English, Germanic Studies, Theater and Performance Studies, and South Asian Languages and Civilizations

January 4, 2021 (Round 1)
MFA in Visual Arts, MA program in Digital Studies, Master of Arts Program in the Humanities (MAPH), MA program in Middle Eastern Studies

April 30, 2021 (Round 2)
MA program in Digital Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Master of Arts Program in the Humanities (MAPH)


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