The University of Chicago: Graduate Studies

Application Management

Welcome to the University of Chicago Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice on-line application!  We look forward to reading your application.  After reading the information below, first time users can create a new account to start their application.  Returning users can log in to continue their application.

Applicants to our Master’s programs can refer to our application requirements and procedures at

Master of Arts in Social Work, Social Policy, and Social Administration Deadlines

Master of Arts in Social Sector Leadership and Nonprofit Management Deadlines

Doctoral applicants can refer to our application requirements and procedures at

PhD and PhD/AM Deadline

Applicants for the Post-Masters School Social Worker Endorsement Certificate Program (Formerly Type 73), please click here for further instructions on the requirements and application process.

International Students: There are slightly different requirements for international students. Please review this page.

Financial Aid: For the master’s program, the Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice offers both merit- and need-based scholarships. To be eligible, you must fill out the Financial Data Section, which is part of the online application. Most applicants also apply for federal student loans or work-study to bridge the gap between their scholarship and the full cost of their tuition and fees. Please see the financial aid section of our site for a complete description of financial aid procedures.

For the Doctoral Program, all admitted students are eligible to receive tuition, fees, and a stipend for up to 5 years. Please see the financial support page for detailed information.


Returning users:

Log in to continue an application.

First-time users:

Create an account to start a new application.