Carnegie Mellon University

Admissions Information

Application Materials

The History Department is now accepting applications for admission to our Phd program. The deadline is January 8, 2019. Admitted students will begin classes in August of 2019.

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Before You Apply

Here are some suggestions to you as you consider our department for your graduate studies.

  • Please discuss the advisability of pursuing a Ph.D. in History with a trusted academic advisor -- preferably someone who holds the Ph.D. degree in History.
  • Acquaint yourself with our graduate faculty and their research interests. Please note that the single most important criterion that the Admissions Committee considers is whether there is a good fit between your research interests and those of one or more of our faculty.