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The University of Alabama

Department of History

Tuscaloosa, AL

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Overview

The University of Alabama / Department of History is located in Tuscaloosa, AL, in a suburban 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 6
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Optional
Oral exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral exams, written exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

52
Applied
37
Accepted
13
Enrolled
71%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

47
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
89%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 10.64%
White or Caucasian 85%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.13%
Unknown 2.13%

Gender

Male (61%)
Female (38%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 0
Male (13)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: United States, modern European, Latin American, military, and southern U.S. history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Tuscaloosa, AL  35487
United States
Contact Dr. Joshua Rothman
Professor/Department Chair
Email: jrothman@ua.edu
Phone: 205-348-3818