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University at Albany, State University of New York

Overview

University at Albany, State University of New York / Department of History is located in Albany, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Varies
Exam, research paper or thesis
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

49
Applied
30
Accepted
17
Enrolled
61%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1

Student Body

76
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.32%
Black or African American 1.32%
White or Caucasian 78%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.63%
Unknown 10.53%

Gender

Male (60%)
Female (39%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 0
Male (13)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: American history (all phases); public policy; European history (Medieval to modern); Asian, African, and Latin American history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY  12222-0001
United States
Contact Richard Hamm
Chair
Email: rhamm@albany.edu
Phone: 518-442-5300
Fax: 518-442-5301

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