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Overview

Virginia Commonwealth University / Department of History is located in Richmond, VA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 30 undergraduate credits in history
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Research

Focus of faculty research: United States history, history of the South, urban history, African American history, colonial American history, the Civil War, twentieth-century American history, European history, trans-Atlantic history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 901 West Franklin Street
Richmond, VA  23284-9005
United States
Contact Dr. Ryan K. Smith
Graduate Program Director
Email: rksmith3@vcu.edu
Phone: 804-828-1635