Departmental Deadlines

Application Deadlines

The UIC Graduate College posts useful information on deadlines for all graduate programs every year, but as they mention, some programs have deadlines that are earlier than the general deadlines. Please be sure to note the specific graduate application deadline information for the CLJ department.

View the graduate application deadlines for the department of Criminology, Law and Justice below as well as at the following link:

  • Fall 2021 (Masters)
    • Domestic – March 15th, 2021
    • International – February 15th, 2021
  • Fall 2021 (PhD)
    • Domestic & International – Jan 15th, 2021
    • Fellowship and Priority: Dec 1, 2020

Already applied? You can check the status of your application here.

Extended deadline for those applying for Spring 2021 (MA program only):

International students: October 1 – Deadline for completed applications 

Domestic students: December 1 – Deadline for completed applications 

GRE requirement waived for Spring 2020 and Fall 2021 application