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Admissions

Due to the ongoing difficulties associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Sociology at Northwestern University is not accepting applications for the 2021 graduate student admissions cycle and this includes the JD/PhD joint degree program. In an effort to best support our current graduate students and the university in this time of unprecedented turmoil, we have reluctantly concluded that pausing admissions for one year is the best path forward. We apologize for the inconvenience this has caused our prospective students and thank you for your patience and understanding. We anticipate accepting applications in fall 2021 and recruiting a fantastic new group of graduate students to begin fall of 2022.  

Detailed information on Application

Send the following materials directly to The Graduate School:

All application material listed below must be submitted through the online application and received by the December 15th deadline. Any material submitted after the deadline may not be reviewed by the admission committee.
 
Required: Optional Materials:

Note on supplemental documents: NO supplemental documents other than the Quantitative Fellowship and Data Science Fellowship statements will be accepted. All other supplemental documents will be removed from applications prior to review.

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