Skip to main content
Alert
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates

We're N this togetherWe're N this together

The Graduate School

Where learning, discovery, and creativity flourish.

The Graduate School

Where learning, discovery, and creativity flourish.

Our Charge

Preparing and inspiring scholars to transform our world.

From admission to graduation, The Graduate School (TGS) supports graduate students throughout their experience, awarding doctoral and master’s degrees in more than seventy disciplines. We are a resource throughout your academic journey.

Find Your ProgramApplication Steps

Points of Pride

See what makes TGS special, by the numbers

A Stipend for the 21st Century

$33,504
annually for PhD students through fellowships or assistantships. More on stipend rates

Support for Parents

12 weeks
paid parental leave for PhD students who are new parents. All family resources

A smooth transition

34%
of students are international, supported through language and other programs. See all supports

Connected to Campus & City

7 miles
between our Evanston campus and Chicago. Travel by free buses and trains. U-Pass transit programs

Ongoing Inclusion

1:1
mentor/mentee pairings in our Diversity Peer Mentor Program. More diversity initiatives

Funding Your Studies

Fellowships, grants, assistantship options, and more

TGS provides most doctoral students with a stipend and scholarship to pay tuition costs; they are supported for a minimum of five years. For master’s students, external grants and loans make graduate study accessible.

Funding Options

Happenings at TGS

Don't miss news, opportunities and announcements.

News

Snowy Image of Campus
Winter 2021 Message from Interim Dean Mayo

As we begin the new year, the pandemic, myriad societal issues, and the transition to a new U.S. presidential administration remain top of mind, but I am optimistic that we will make great strides together in 2021." Read the full message from Interim Dean Mayo.

Events

Suspension of classes for observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Da...

January 18, All Day

Suspension of classes for observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Last day for tuition adjustment related to enrollment changes (to...

January 22, All Day

Last day for tuition adjustment related to enrollment changes (to or from full-time). No reductions are made to bills fo...

Lectures in Life Sciences: Irving Weissman

January 26, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Irving Weissman, MD Director, Stanford Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Virginia & D.K. Ludwi...

Announcements

Winter 2021 Message from Interim Dean Mayo

"As we begin the new year, the pandemic, myriad societal issues, and the transition to a new U.S. presidential administration remain top of mind, but I am optimistic that we will make great strides together in 2021." Read the full message from Interim Dean Mayo.

Holiday Greetings from The Graduate School!

"My fervent wish for all of you is a winter recess and holiday season filled with peace and relaxation. May your hearts be calm, your spirits be light, and your days be filled with joy and laughter." Read the complete message from Interim Dean Mayo