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University of Michigan

Department of History

Ann Arbor, MI

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Overview

University of Michigan / Department of History is located in Ann Arbor, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 18

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Oral defense of dissertation, preliminary exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

343
Applied
45
Accepted
20
Enrolled
13%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

152
Total Graduate Students
19%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.26%
Black or African American 8.55%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.32%
Asian 5.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.32%

Gender

Male (51%)
Female (48%)

Faculty

84
Total faculty
Full-time - 70
Part-time - 14
Male (58)
Female (26)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia, Middle East/Near East, United States, world/global history, science/medicine/technology, topical/thematic history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
101,628

Location & Contact

Address 1029 Tisch Hall
435 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI  48109
United States
Contact Prof. Jay Cook
Chair
Email: jwcook@umich.edu
Phone: 734-763-1460
Fax: 734-647-4881

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