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Wilfrid Laurier University

Department of History

Waterloo, ON

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Overview

Wilfrid Laurier University / Department of History is located in Waterloo, ON, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

166
Applied
30
Accepted
18
Enrolled
18%

Applying

100
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Honors BA or the equivalent in history; minimum B+ average in undergraduate course work, exclusive of first year level courses
Doctoral Degree Requirements MA in history, minimum A- average

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 89

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

40
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
87%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 0
Male (17)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Canadian, early modern European, modern European, Scottish, race, class, imperialism, slavery, British, urban and rural, science/medicine/technology, gender/women's/family, international, United States
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 75 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON  N2L 3C5
Canada
Contact Dr. Suzanne Zeller
Graduate Advisor
Email: szeller@wlu.ca
Phone: 519-884-0710 ext. 3813
Fax: 519-746-3655