USA and Canada

Thursday, 11th Sep 2014
03:30 pm - 08:00 pm
Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza
350 West Mart Center Drive
Chicago    IL 60654
United States

USA and Canada


Thinking of applying for a Masters or PhD? Meet leading grad schools from around the world at the QS World Grad School Tour in a city near you. Meet grad school admissions directors, get application and careers advice, and apply for $1.7 million of exclusive scholarships.

Click on your nearest event below to register for free.


These are exclusive events where you will have the chance to:
• Attend a number  of seminars and workshops that can help you strengthen your Masters or PhD application
• Meet face to face with admissions directors and network with alumni from the  world’s top grad schools
• Get a chance to apply for scholarships worth $1.7 million, available exclusively to fair attendees
• Benefit from pre-fair career panels for advice on what to do after your Masters or PhD

Tour Dates

USA & Canada

Can't find your city? Let us know!

Who should attend?

Are you:
• Currently studying for an undergraduate degree and thinking of specialising or taking learning from one field to another in order to improve your career prospects?
• A recent graduate wanting to apply lessons learnt in the workplace?
• Realising that you need further credibility to your CV in order to progress in your current role?
• Seriously looking to undertake a specialist area of research, more focussed on greater learning and adding to societies overall understanding?
• Thinking of setting up your own business?

If you are any of these then there will be free advice on funding, admissions and post qualification benefits; get them all answered in one day, under one roof. Register now!


1. Are there funding opportunities available?
Yes, by attending the QS World Grad School Tour event in your city, you are eligible to apply for $1,700,000 in exclusive scholarships offered by QS and its partner institutions to all fair attendees.

2. Does it cost me to attend a Grad School Tour event in the US and Canada?
Registration and admission to the event are free. We do recommend registering online in advance, and attendees should bring their registration printed on the day. This will avoid spending time queuing to manually register on the day.

3. How should I prepare for a Grad School Tour event?
Attending a QS World Grad School Tour event means you’re serious about your studies and career prospects. Research and list in advance the grad schools that would fit your criteria. Prepare a set of questions that you would like to get answered at the event to help you make an informed decision. Remember first impressions always count, so dress smartly and be prepared to present yourself to grad school admissions tutors. You may want to bring a copy of your resume, as many grad schools will be interested to learn more about the candidates they meet.            

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Schools Attending Events in this Region
  • University of Virginia
  • George Washington University
  • Boston University
  • Carnegie Mellon University - Heinz College
  • Pepperdine University , School of Public Policy.
  • Polytechnic Institute of New York University
  • Hult International Business School
  • Case Western Reserve University- Weatherhead School of Management
  • Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson
  • New York Institute of Technology
  • University of San Francisco
  • Pace University, Lubin School of Business
  • Washington University, Olin Business School
  • Penn State University - Smeal College of Business
  • St. John's University
  • Columbia University
  • College for Creative Studies
  • Grand Canyon University
  • Parsons the New School for Design
  • UCLA Engineering Online Masters Program
  • UC Berkeley College of Engineering
  • Robert Day School of Economics and Finance at Claremont McKenna College
  • CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
  • University of Kent
  • University of Northampton
  • City University
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Cardiff University
  • The University of Salford
  • University College London
  • University of Nottingham
  • Plymouth University
  • University of St Andrews
  • University of Surrey
  • Aberystwyth University
  • Bangor University
  • Swansea University
  • University of Warwick
  • St Mary's University College, London
  • Bournemouth University
  • Institute of Education, University of London
  • King's College London
  • University of Dundee
  • London Business School
  • Manchester Business School
  • Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow
  • University of Edinburgh Business School Scotland
  • Across the Pond - Study in Britain
  • University of Ottawa
  • Ivey Business School, Western University
  • York University, Schulich School of Business
  • McMaster University, DeGroote School of Business
  • Concordia University
  • University of Toronto Joseph L. Rotman School of Management
  • Grenoble, Ecole de management - GGSB
  • HEC school of management - Paris
  • ESCP Europe
  • EDHEC Business School
  • IE Business School
  • Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía (ISDE)
  • University of New South Wales UNSW
  • Bond University
  • City University of Hong Kong
  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi
  • Webster University - Leiden
  • Lund University
  • University of Geneva
  • Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne