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University of South Carolina

Department of History

Columbia, SC

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University of South Carolina

Overview

University of South Carolina / Department of History is located in Columbia, SC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Library and Information Science/Master of Arts (MLIS/MA)
(Certificate) Public history Museum management
Master of Arts (MA) History
Master of Arts (MA) Public history Historic preservation
Master of Arts (MA) Public history Museum administration
Master of Arts (MA) Public history Archive management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) History

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

127
Applied
10
Accepted
13
Enrolled
8%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 5th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 5
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

40
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 5%
White or Caucasian 95%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

38
Total faculty
Full-time - 38
Part-time - 0
Male (31)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: U.S. history; European history; Latin American history; history of science and technology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
15,000

Location & Contact

Address Columbia, SC  29208
United States
Contact Lacy K. Ford Jr.
Phone: 803-777-7000

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