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Department of History College of Arts and Sciences American University

  • Washington, DC
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 49%51%
    student ratio
  • 99
    total students
  • $25,920 | $25,920
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 1
    fall application deadline
  • 42%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • History Master of Arts (MA)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • 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 Required, Alternate accepted and tools of research in foreign language, methods, history or methodology
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and tools of research, 2 seminars, 2 colloquia
    • 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
    • In-state tuition *$25,920
    • Out-of-state tuition *$25,920
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$430.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • 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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