Graduate School Preparation

Many students look to further their education by attending graduate school. University of Chicago undergraduates find tremendous success in applying to and succeeding in top master’s and PhD programs around the world. Within five years of graduation, UChicago students rank among the highest choosing to advance their education even further. With numbers ranking higher than any other university college, fifteen to twenty percent of undergraduates will go on to earn PhDs!

Students who pursue graduate programs in the arts and sciences are guided by their professors, advisers, and the Career Advancement office. Career Advancement provides test preparation, financial aid, and regular alumni and graduate student panels offering advice on graduate school life. Faculty and advisers can give advice on academic projects, letters of recommendation, and what kinds of graduate programs are appropriate for a student’s specific interests.