24
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

The University of Akron / Department of History is located in Akron, OH, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 2
Other Advanced Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

15
Applied
13
Accepted
10
Enrolled
87%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, writing sample, three letters of recommendation, letter of intent
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5, three letters of recommendation, personal statement, writing sample, evidence of reading knowledge in one foreign language
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 92

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

24
Total Graduate Students
33%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
66%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 95%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.17%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time (14)
Part-time (1)
Male (10)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: European, American, and world history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
15,444

Location & Contact

Address 302 Buchtel Common
Akron, OH  44325
United States
Contact Dr. A. Martin Wainwright
Chair
Email: amartin@uakron.edu
Phone: 330-972-6512