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***** Note: The 2017-2018 HDSP Admissions Cylcle Deadline Is December 1, 2017 *****

For the fall of 2018, the admissions application cycle will open on Sept. 4, 2017. Applications are accepted for fall quarter matriculation only. All applicants must meet the deadline of Dec. 1, 2017. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered for admission. Applicants are encouraged to contact program assistant Mark Glenn by e-mail at at any time. Additional information for prospective students may be found on The Graduate School website. You may also view frequently asked questions about admissions.

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All application documents are required to be submitted electronically. We do not accept paper copies of application documents. The following application documents are required:

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The Graduate Program in Human Development and Social Policy

School of Education and Social Policy

2120 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
Northwestern University

Phone: 847/491-4329