School of Social Service Administration

University of Chicago
Chicago, IL


Details at a Glance

  • School Type

    grad Private
  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $75
  • Financial Aid Available

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Degrees Offered


Our Program

The University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration is dedicated to working toward a more just and humane society through research, teaching, and service to the community. As one of the oldest and most highly regarded graduate schools of social work, SSA prepares professionals to handle society's most difficult problems by developing new knowledge, promoting a deeper understanding of the causes and human costs of social inequities, and building bridges between rigorous research and the practice of helping individuals, families, and communities to achieve a better quality of life.


  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $75


  • checkbox-alt Personal Statement
  • checkbox-alt Resume
  • checkbox-alt Letters of Recommendation: See website for more information
  • checkbox-alt Transcripts: Unofficial accepted for application review
  • checkbox-alt PhD program: GRE and Writing Sample

Application Deadline

AM Social Work and Social Welfare: December 1, January 15, April 1

AM Social Sector Leadership and Nonprofit Management: February 15, April 1, June 15

PhD Social Service Administration: December 15

Tuition & Financial Aid

Additional Information

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  • checkbox-alt Financial Aid Available
  • checkbox-alt Application Fee Waivers Available

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