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Harvard University

Department of History

Cambridge, MA

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Harvard University

Overview

Harvard University / Department of History is located in Cambridge, MA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ancient, medieval, early modern, and modern Europe Russia
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ancient, medieval, early modern, and modern Europe Southeastern Europe
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ancient, medieval, early modern, and modern Europe Central Europe
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ancient, medieval, early modern, and modern Europe Western Europe
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) American history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Near Eastern history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) East Asian history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Latin American history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) African history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Oceanic history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Diplomatic history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Economic and social history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Intellectual history

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 18

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Oral general exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

283
Applied
31
Accepted
11%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 30th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Proficiency in 2 languages

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 30
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

319
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (65%)
Female (34%)

Location & Contact

Address Cambridge, MA  02138
United States
Contact Gail Rock
Phone: 617-495-1000