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Admissions

We’re excited that you’re considering Medill’s one-year graduate journalism program. This program gives you unique opportunities and experiences and helps prepare you to launch or accelerate your career in 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.

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Updates due to COVID-19

Northwestern Medill is working with prospective students in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Your health and well-being, along with that of the Medill community, are our top priority.

Application deadlines

The application to start the graduate journalism program in fall 2020 will remain open until July 1, 2020. The application to start in summer 2020 is now closed. 

Visit our deadlines page to learn more.

Application requirements

Learn more about application requirements

Admissions team

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