Skip to Main Content
Background imageBackground image


We’re excited that you’re considering Medill’s full-time one-year graduate journalism program. This program gives you unique opportunities and experiences and helps prepare you to launch or accelerate your career in reporting, writing and media.  We’re here to answer any questions you have about the program and the admissions process as well as connect you with current students, alumni and faculty.

We look forward to introducing you to the Medill community and receiving your application.

Access online application

Application deadlines

The admissions application to start in fall 2023 is currently open.

Visit the admissions application to begin applying.

Learn more about deadlines 

Application requirements

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Academic transcripts
  • Admissions interview
  • GRE or GMAT test scores (waiver available)
  • TOEFL or IELTS or Duolingo test scores (for international applicants)
  • Resume
  • Essays
  • Work samples (optional)
  • Recommendations
  • Application fee

Learn more about application requirements

Admissions team

We're here to help. Please reach out with any questions you have.

Contact Us