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University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Overview

University at Buffalo, the State University of New York / Department of History is located in Buffalo, NY.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) History
(Advanced Certificate) History
Master of Arts (MA) Public history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) History

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

60
Applied
34
Accepted
16
Enrolled
57%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 5th January 5th Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 5
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

56
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
96%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 89%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 10.71%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (60%)
Female (39%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time - 26
Part-time - 0
Male (15)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Geographical areas: Africa, Asia, early modern Europe, Latin America and Caribbean, modern Europe (Britain, France, Germany, Spain), North and South Atlantic, world, United States and Colonial America; thematic areas: African-American, gender, imperialism and colonialism, intellectual/cultural/religious, political, public history, medicine/disability/science/knowledge, slavery, transnational/international, urban
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
35,000

Location & Contact

Address 546 Park Hall
Buffalo, NY  14260
United States
Contact Dr. Victoria Wolcott
Chair
Email: vwwolcot@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-645-3435
Fax: 716-645-5954