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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

Email: sesp-hdsp@northwestern.edu

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HDSP students learn how to design research that links policy and development.

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Application Details

Applications are accepted for fall quarter matriculation only.  The application for Fall 2021 admissions is closed. The Fall 2022 application will open in September 2021.  All applicants must meet the deadline of December 1, 2021Incomplete applications will not be considered for admission. Additional information for prospective students may be found on The Graduate School website.  You may also view frequently asked questions about admissions. NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic GRE scores for Fall 2021 Admissions were not required. 


Application Timeline

December - On-Line Application due to The Graduate School
January - Faculty Begin the Application Review Process
February  - Faculty Issue Interview Invitations
February - Virtual HDSP Interview Days
March - Faculty Send Admit Letter Offers to Admitted Candidates
April -  Council of Graduate Schools Admit Letter Acceptance Deadline Council of Graduate Schools

Application Materials

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


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Contact Us

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

Email: sesp-hdsp@northwestern.edu