PhD Outcomes for MACSS Graduates

With our first four graduating cohorts, we have placed 24 of 29 (83%) of MACSS applicants in funded PhD programs.

6 were accepted at the University of Chicago for PhD study.

We only count results that are fully funded (tuition plus RA/TAship or stipend) for a minimum of 4 years.


PhD Placement by Discipline

In Economics, 6 of 9 applicants (67%) have funded offers. They include UChicago, Harvard, Northwestern, Cornell, Princeton, Toronto, UPenn, UC-San Diego, Minnesota, Wisconsin-Madison, Michigan-Ann Arbor, Rochester, Brown, Boston University, Johns Hopkins, Penn State, UT-Austin, UCLA, and CEMFI.

In Political Science, 2 of 2 applicants (100%) have funded offers. They were both accepted at Princeton.

In Psychology, 3 of 3 applicants (100%) have funded offers. They include UChicago (3), Yale, Duke, Vanderbilt, and Illinois-Urbana Champaign.

In Sociology, 4 of 5 applicants (80%) have funded offers. They include UChicago (2), Johns Hopkins, Cornell, Northwestern, Duke, Ohio State, Rutgers, SUNY-Albany, and New Mexico.


Other Disciplines

20 students were accepted for the PhD in Business (MIT, Michigan-Ann Arbor, Cornell, Northwestern, Columbia, Stanford, Boston University, Harvard, UC-Berkeley, Washington-St. Louis, UCLA, and University College-London), Communications (UPenn), Computer Science (Toronto, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale Lausanne), Criminology (UPenn, UC-Irvine, Maryland, UIC), Information Science (Michigan-Ann Arbor, Cornell, Northwestern, Washington-Seattle, Indiana-Bloomington), Network Science (Northeastern), and Public Policy (Cornell).