Application Requirements

As part of the application, each applicant must provide:

  • Completed online application
  • Unofficial transcripts from all prior post-secondary institutions attended
  • Candidate statement
  • Writing sample that best displays their talents (from 10 to 40 pages; more is not necessarily better)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official TOEFL/IELTS scores, if needed to meet the University's English proficiency requirement

A complete overview of required application materials can be found on the Division of the Social Sciences website

Inquiries about the program should be addressed to the CHSS office:
Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science
Social Sciences 205
The University of Chicago
1126 East 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
Tel: (773) 702-8261
Fax: (773) 834-1299
E-mail: Chair of CHSS