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Prospective Graduate Students

Please click here to begin the application process.

The deadline is January 5th.  Note that we no longer require an official transcript to apply.  Applicants can upload an unofficial transcript with the application. If you accept an admission offer from Tulane, you will be required to submit your official transcript then.

The CCC Steering Committee will begin to review applications shortly after the due date and will conduct interviews with short-listed candidates in March.

Program Director
Dr. Xiaojin Chen
Department of Sociology, School of Liberal Arts
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70118
Email: xchen1@tulane.edu
Phone: (504) 862-3008

Steering Committee
David Smilde (Sociology, returning Fall 2021)
Xiaojin Chen (Sociology)
Stephen Ostertag (Sociology, through Summer 2021)
Tonya Cross Hansel (Social Work)
Charles Figley (Social Work)
Adeline Masquelier (Urban Studies)
Kevin Gotham (Urban Studies)




Prospective CCC Students

Please join us for two virtual events:

CCC Alumni Panel

Tuesday January 12th

4:30 - 6:00 CENTRAL

Join us for a panel and question and answer session with alumni of Tulane’s CCC program.


Meeting ID: 982 2806 6187


CCC Current Student Panel

Wednesday January 13th

6:00 - 7:30 CENTRAL

Join us for a panel and question and answer session with current students of Tulane’s CCC program.


Meeting ID: 954 5855 5405

Please contact hknipp@tulane.edu with questions about either panel.