An application process designed for working professionals.

Application Process

  • Applications for the Evening Master's Program are accepted on a rolling admissions basis.
  • Applications can only be submitted through the University’s online application. The application requests contact and biographical information, a resume, and references, and takes about 15 minutes to complete. You can save your application and work on it at your convenience.
  • While test scores are not required, an interview is. The interview can be conducted at 1871, in Hyde Park at Harris, or via Skype.


Tuition for the Harris Public Policy Evening Master's Program at 1871 will be $12,609 per quarter for the 2017 - 2018 academic year based on the typical 225 units per term. The total cost of all four quarters is expected to be around $50,436 plus any fees. A free Night and Weekend Membership to 1871 is included as part of your tuition.

Financial Aid

As a part-time student, you can qualify for financial aid as well as merit based scholarships.

No separate application is required for merit based scholarships; you only need check the appropriate box on the Harris application for admission.

You will need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to apply for the Federal Education Loan Program (Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Unsubsidized Stafford Loan, and Federal Direct PLUS Loan). Alternative (Private) Loans can also be an option for some students.

The UChicago Student Loan Administration (SLA) outlines the application steps and provides other resources about graduate financial aid.


Our Admissions team can provide more information about applying to the Evening Master's as well as requirements, deadlines, and options for financing your education.

Information sessions are held regularly. Many of them take place downtown at 1871.