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New York University / Department of History is located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
Master of Arts/Advanced Certificate (MA/Advanced Certificate)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Middle Eastern studies/history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) African history
(Advanced Certificate) Archival management
(Advanced Certificate) Public history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Hebrew and Judaic studies/history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) History Latin America and the Caribbean
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) History United States
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) History Europe
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) French studies/history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Atlantic history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) African diaspora
Master of Arts (MA) World history
Master of Arts (MA) Middle Eastern history
Master of Arts (MA) History Women's history

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 24
Doctoral Degrees 16

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Seminar paper
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Oral and written exams
Other Advanced Degrees Internship


Acceptance Rate



Application Fee - Domestic

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 18th December 18th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, writing sample
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 18
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships


Focus of faculty research: African, 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 year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 70 Washington Square South
New York, NY  10012-1019
United States
Contact Ms. Barbara Weinstein
Email: history.admissions@nyu.edu
Phone: 212-998-8600
Fax: 212-995-4017