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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.

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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

2020 Ver Steeg & McBride Recipients
2019–20 Ver Steeg and McBride Award Recipients

The Graduate School is pleased to announce the 2019–20 recipients of The Graduate School's Ver Steeg and McBride Awards. Please join us in congratulating this year's recipients!

Events

Spring Change of Registration (Drop/Add)/Late registration begins

April 4, All Day

Spring Change of Registration (Drop/Add)/Late registration begins

Spring Classes Begin for Kellogg & Graduate Programs Offering Wee...

April 4, All Day

Spring Classes Begin for Kellogg & Graduate Programs Offering Weekend Classes

Start of Spring Term for all other Quarter Based Programs

April 6, All Day

Start of Spring Term for all other Quarter Based Programs

Announcements

COVID-19 Scientist Volunteer Database

The COVID-19 Scientist Volunteer database seeks to collect information from scientists who want to take part in helping society during this pandemic, including graduate students and postdoctoral trainees.

2019–20 Ver Steeg and McBride Award Recipients

We are pleased to announce the 2019–20 recipients of The Graduate School's Ver Steeg and McBride Awards. Please join us in congratulating this year's recipients!