Department of History College of Arts and Sciences American University

Department of History College of Arts and Sciences American University

Washington, DC
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
49%
51%
student ratio
99
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
42%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • History Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 18
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

42% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 143
    • Accepted 61
    • Acceptance Rate 42
    • Enrolled 19
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $80
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st Not Reported Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, personal statement
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, sample of written work, personal statement
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students99
    • Female Percentage49%
    • Male Percentage51%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students99
    • Part-time Percentage44%
    • Full-time Percentage56%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian47%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown44%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty28
    • Full-time Percentage93%
    • Part-time Percentage7%
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchU.S. political and diplomatic history, modern European history, U.S. social and cultural history, recent U.S. history, early republic, modern Europe
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of History

College of Arts and Sciences
American University

Battelle Tompkins 137 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8038
United States

Dr. Pamela Nadell

Chair

Phone: 202-885-2425
Fax: 202-885-6166
Email: pnadell@american.edu

Kathleen Clowery

Director of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 202-885-3621
Fax: 202-885-1505
Email: clowery@american.edu


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