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University of Illinois at Chicago

Department of History

Chicago, IL

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University of Illinois at Chicago

Overview

University of Illinois at 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)
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

104
Applied
32
Accepted
15
Enrolled
31%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st July 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Previous course work in a foreign language, minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Previous course work in a foreign language, minimum GPA of 3.0

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 March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

67
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.46%
Black or African American 1.49%
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.49%

Gender

Male (56%)
Female (43%)

Faculty

35
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 12
Male (19)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: American urban and immigration history, early modern European history, Eastern European history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 601 South Morgan Street
Chicago, IL  60607-7128
United States
Contact Prof. Christopher Boyer
Chairperson
Email: crboyer@uic.edu
Phone: 312-996-2346
Fax: 312-996-6377

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