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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Department of History

Carbondale, IL

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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Overview

Southern Illinois University Carbondale / Department of History is located in Carbondale, IL, in a rural 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 7
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Research papers or thesis, written exams
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

18
Applied
8
Accepted
1
Enrolled
44%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported Yes
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.25

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

36
Total Graduate Students
25%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.78%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 72%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (72%)
Female (27%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 0
Male (15)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: American, Asian, European, and Latin American history; global history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Carbondale, IL  62901-4701
United States
Contact Dr. Kay Carr
Chair
Email: kjcarr@siu.edu
Phone: 618-453-7864

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