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Students
Urban setting
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Overview

University of South Florida / Department of History is located in Tampa, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) History Ancient history
Master of Arts (MA) History Latin American history
Master of Arts (MA) History Medieval history
Master of Arts (MA) History American history
Master of Arts (MA) History European history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) History

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

41
Applied
33
Accepted
24
Enrolled
80%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, two letters of recommendation, 2-page statement of purpose, writing sample
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5 in master's degree coursework, three letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, writing sample, foreign language proficiency in the field of study

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

58
Total Graduate Students
32%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
67%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.9%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 81%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.72%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 10.34%

Gender

Male (68%)
Female (31%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time (17)
Part-time (1)
Male (9)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: North American and U.S. history, European history, nineteenth- and twentieth-centuries/modern world, early modern world, ancient history, history of gender/sexuality, Latin American history, history of science and medicine
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
194,096

Location & Contact

Address 4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL  33620-9951
United States
Contact Dr. Fraser Ottanelli
Professor and Chair
Email: ottanelli@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-6209
Fax: 813-974-6228