Our application deadline is December 1st. Candidates who receive favorable preliminary reviews from the admissions committee will be invited to interview on campus. These events are held in January and February and, in addition to formal interviews with faculty, include: informational presentation by faculty and current students, tours of campus and the surrounding neighborhood where most students live, social events, and opportunitites to explore downtown Chicago. Foreign applicants unable to attend these events are interviewed by telephone or skype. Most applicants will know they have been accepted to our program by mid March.