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Kent State University

Department of History

Kent, OH

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Overview

Kent State University / Department of History is located in Kent, OH, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Required for some
Must be able to demonstrate reading knowledge of a foreign language; Thesis or Capstone
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Must be able to demonstrate reading knowledge of a foreign language; must successfully complete written and oral examinations in the three elected fields of history

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20
Applied
6
Accepted
4
Enrolled
30%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in History, minimum 3.0 GPA on 4.0 scale, official transcript(s), statement of purpose describing professional objectives and proposed field of study, significant piece of written work that integrates primary and secondary sources, three letters of recommendation (preferably academic)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Official transcript(s), master's degree in history or related discipline, minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, statement of purpose describing professional objectives and proposed field of study, significant piece of written work, three letters of recommendation (preferably academic)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

24
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.17%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 79%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.17%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (75%)
Female (25%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (4)

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 5190
Kent, OH  44242-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Kevin Adams
Associate Professor and Chair
Email: kadams9@kent.edu
Phone: 330-672-8902

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