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Brandeis University

Department of History

Waltham, MA

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Brandeis University

Overview

Brandeis University / Department of History is located in Waltham, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis or capstone; seminars
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Regional colloquia; seminars; directed research analyzing primary sources

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

98
Applied
18
Accepted
7
Enrolled
18%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Resume, critical writing sample, letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Resume, critical writing sample, letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, transcripts

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

32
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.13%
Black or African American 9.38%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.13%
Unknown 6.25%

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 4
Male (13)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: American and European history, world history, regional and national history, medieval history, modern history, international and cultural history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 415 South Street
Waltham, MA  02454-9110
United States
Contact Dr. Govind Sreenivasan
Director of Graduate Studies
Email: engerman@brandeis.edu
Phone: 781-736-2270

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