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Department of History Graduate School of Arts and Science New York University

  • New York, NY
  • Private
  • Urban
  • 65%35%
    student ratio
  • 170
    total students
  • $34,488 | $34,488
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 18
    fall application deadline
  • 25%
    acceptance rate
  • 16 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Hebrew And Judaic Studies/History Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • French Studies/History Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Atlantic History Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • African Diaspora Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Archival Management And Historical Editing Advanced Certificate
    • World History Master of Arts (MA)
    • Middle Eastern History Master of Arts (MA)
    • History Master of Arts (MA) [women's history]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [United States]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Latin America and the Caribbean]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Europe]
    • Middle Eastern Studies/History Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • African History Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Public History Advanced Certificate
    • Master of Arts/Advanced Certificate (MA/Advanced Certificate)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 21
    • Doctoral Degrees 13
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 2
    • * 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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Seminar paper
    • Doctoral Degrees 1, Required and oral and written exams
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Internship


25% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 515
    • Accepted 129
    • Acceptance Rate 25
    • Enrolled 48
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $90
    • Application Fee - International $90
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 18th December 18th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0, writing sample
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$34,488
    • Out-of-state tuition *$34,488
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$2,332.00
    • 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 18
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students170
    • Female Percentage65%
    • Male Percentage35%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students170
    • Part-time Percentage42%
    • Full-time Percentage58%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino10%
    • Black / African American10%
    • White / Caucasian62%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown13%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty43
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage44%
    • Male Percentage56%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAfrican, East Asian, medieval, early modern, and modern European history; U.S. history; African and African diaspora; Latin American history; Atlantic world
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of History

Graduate School of Arts and Science
New York University

70 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012-1019
United States

Mr. David Ludden


Phone: 212-998-8600
Fax: 212-995-4017

Ms. Fiona Griffiths

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 212-998-8600
Fax: 212-995-4017

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