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2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Admission Requirements

Application deadlines:

  • June 1 for Fall
  • November 1 for Spring (October 1 for international students)

In addition to the criteria below, applicants must meet general graduate admission requirements .

Applicants must satisfy general admissions requirements, including a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 in appropriate courses. They must submit:

  1. official transcripts of previous work
  2. three letters of recommendation
  3. a statement of purpose
  4. a writing sample demonstrating analytic ability in fields relevant to American Studies

In cases in which an applicant has been out of school for many years and does not have some or all of these documents readily accessible, please speak with the American Studies Graduate Program Director about your application.

Transfer Students: You may transfer up to two courses taken as a non-degree student to count towards your degree in American Studies once you are admitted to full standing in the program.