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Loyola University Chicago

Department of History

Chicago, IL

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Loyola University Chicago

Overview

Loyola University Chicago / Department of History is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 14
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Portfolio (for public history program)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

77
Applied
44
Accepted
13
Enrolled
57%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline October 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Research paper/writing sample
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Seminar paper or master's thesis

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

47
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.26%
Black or African American 2.13%
White or Caucasian 78%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.13%
Unknown 8.51%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

47
Total faculty
Full-time - 38
Part-time - 9
Male (20)
Female (27)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Medieval and early modern Europe, U.S. public history, U.S. urban history, gender history, transnational history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Crown Center, 5th Floor
1001-25 West Loyola Avenue
Chicago, IL  60611
United States
Contact Dr. Stephen Schloesser
Chair
Email: sschloesser@luc.edu
Phone: 773-508-2221
Fax: 773-508-3693

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