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 for Fall 2021 admission will be given to applications submitted by Friday, December 11. 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
- Unofficial Transcripts for all institutions attended beyond high school (upload digital copies of unofficial transcripts that you have access to through your student accounts or scans of original transcripts in your possession to your application)
- Writing Sample
For more information, contact the Graduate Student Affairs Officer.