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University of California, Berkeley

Department of History

Berkeley , CA

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University of California, Berkeley

Overview

University of California, Berkeley / Department of History is located in Berkeley, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 22
Doctoral Degrees 20

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

326
Applied
43
Accepted
24
Enrolled
13%

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation, writing sample (not to exceed 10 pages), academic transcripts, 2 essays (statement of purpose, personal statement)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 68

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Faculty

45
Total faculty
Full-time - 45
Part-time - 0
Male (30)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: African, British, Byzantine, European (Ancient Greece and Rome, Medieval, Early Modern, Late Modern), Asian (China, Japan, South, Southeast), Jewish, Latin American, Middle Eastern, science, and United States history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3229 Dwinelle Hall MC 2550
Berkeley, CA  94720-2550
United States
Contact Prof. Ethan Shagan
Chair
Email: histadm@berkeley.edu
Phone: 510-642-3402
Fax: 510-643-5323

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