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You can apply to Engage Chicago 2024 by one of three deadlines. We accept applicants from each deadline, but earlier applicants receive priority consideration in our rolling admissions process. (Please submit applications before 11:59pm CT on each of the indicated deadlines for consideration in that round). Applications received after the final deadline will be reviewed as space permits.

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  • Eligibility

    We welcome applicants from any college or university who will have completed at least one year of school by the start of the program. College graduates are also welcome to apply.

    Each application is carefully reviewed by our selection committee. Beyond grades and transcripts, we look for students who demonstrate a commitment to the program in its entirety and display a sincere interest in learning in and from the city of Chicago.


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