The Department of History accepts applications for the MA in History, MA in History through the Public History Program and the PhD in History. Students entering the PhD program without an MA may also earn the MA in History. Admission is offered for Fall only and we do not allow deferred admission. Priority consideration is given to applications received and completed by December 14. We encourage prospective students to start an e-mail dialogue with one or two faculty members in the area of research interest.
To apply, you must complete an online application through the UCR Graduate Division website. You will be required to provide:
- 3 Letters of Recommendation
- Statement of Purpose
- Personal History Statement
- GRE Scores
- TOEFL or IELTS Scores - for International Students Only
- Official Transcripts for all institutions attended beyond high school
- Writing Sample
Mail official transcripts to:
University of California, Riverside
900 University Avenue
Riverside, CA 92521 USA
For more information, contact the Graduate Student Affairs Officer.