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.

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) 702-5809. Contact information for department and program administrators can be found on their respective websites.

Apply Now for Autumn 2023


The Autumn 2023 application is closed. 

The application for Autumn 2024 will open in the fall.

The application deadlines for Autumn 2024 will be:

December 14, 2023
PhD programs

January 4, 2024 (Round 1)
MFA in Visual Arts, MA program in Digital Studies, MA program in Middle Eastern Studies, Master of Arts Program in the Humanities (MAPH)

May 1, 2024 (Round 2)
MA program in Digital Studies, MA program in Middle Eastern Studies, Master of Arts Program in the Humanities (MAPH)

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