Department of History College of Arts and Sciences American University

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers History (MA, Phd).
Degree Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, Comprehensive Exam, Thesis Or Alternative, Tools Of Research In Foreign Language, Methods, History Or Methodology; For Doctorate, Thesis/Dissertation, Tools Of Research, 2 Seminars, 2 Colloquia.
Degree Program Information:
Part-Time And Evening/Weekend Programs Available.


Entrance Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, GRE, Personal Statement; For Doctorate, GRE, Sample Of Written Work, Personal Statement. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL.
Application Deadline:
For Fall Admission, 2/1 Priority Date For Domestic Students; For Spring Admission, 10/1 Priority Date For Domestic Students.
Application Fee:
Student Statistics:
Average Age 31. 143 Applicants, 43% Accepted, 19 Enrolled.

Student Body

Student Population:
55 Full-Time (29 Women), 44 Part-Time (20 Women); Includes 8 Minority (3 African Americans, 3 Asian Americans Or Pacific Islanders, 2 Hispanic Americans), 4 International.


26 Full-Time (13 Women), 2 Part-Time/Adjunct (1 Woman).

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
In 2012&Ndash;13, 20 Students Received Support; Fellowships, Research Assistantships With Tuition Reimbursements Available, Teaching Assistantships With Tuition Reimbursements Available, Career-Related Internships Or Fieldwork, Institutionally Sponsored Loans, Tuition Waivers (Full And Partial), And Unspecified Assistantships Available. Financial Award Application Deadline: 2/1.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Dr. Pamela S. Nadell
Battelle Tompkins 137, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8038
Phone: 202-885-2425
Fax: 202-885-6166

Contact Info
Kathleen Clowery
Director of Graduate Admissions
Battelle Tompkins 137, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8038
Phone: 202-885-3621
Fax: 202-885-1505

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