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University of Rochester

Department of History

Rochester, NY

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Overview

University of Rochester / Department of History is located in Rochester, NY, in a suburban 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 16
Doctoral Degrees 2

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
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Essay
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
First- and second-year essays, teaching assistant for two semesters

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

59
Applied
15
Accepted
8
Enrolled
25%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, transcripts, three letters of recommendation, writing sample
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, transcripts, three letters of recommendation, writing sample

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

34
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
97%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.88%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.88%
Unknown 17.65%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 0
Male (15)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Contemporary American culture, intellectual history, urban history, east Asian history, environmental history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
48,099

Location & Contact

Address 364 Rush Rhees Library
PO Box 270070
Rochester, NY  14627
United States
Contact Stewart Weaver
Interim Chair
Email: stewart.weaver@rochester.edu
Phone: 585-275-9348