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The University of Chicago: Graduate Studies

Application Management

Welcome! Thank you for your interest in applying to a graduate program in the Physical Sciences Division of the University of Chicago. Through this site, you can apply to the following degree programs:

You may begin your application using the “Start New Application” link below. Please note that if you plan to apply to more than one program, you should begin a new application for each program. If you have any questions about your application, please contact the program to which you are applying. Contact information can be found under the listings of graduate programs on the Graduate Admissions website.

Non-Degree Visiting Student Status (NDVS):  NDVS is available to advanced graduate students pursuing a graduate level degree at another institution who were invited by a University of Chicago faculty member to temporarily work on their research project at UChicago OR undergraduate students participating in summer research opportunities such as the PKU-CCME exchange program or other research experiences for undergraduates (REUs), Undergraduate students who are interested in summer research without participating in an established program must have a faculty invitation. {b}Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago (TTIC) {b}: TTIC students participating in research or University of Chicago courses should complete a non-degree application on this site to establish a student record with the University of Chicago.  Questions about NDVS status may be directed to Emily W. Easton at  

Returning users:

Log in to continue an application.

First-time users:

Create an account to start a new application.

Note: To protect the privacy and security of your application, you must register your email address. Once created, you may access your account at any time, using your registered email and self-selected password.