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University of Chicago

Department of Art History

Chicago, IL

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University of Chicago

Overview

University of Chicago / Department of Art History is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 11

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

149
Applied
10
Accepted
6
Enrolled
7%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 15-20 page writing sample, statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts for all previous degrees and institutions attended

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 104
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

47
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.26%
Black or African American 2.13%
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 10.64%

Gender

Male (21%)
Female (78%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Global ancient art history, Asian art history, modern and contemporary art history, Latin American art history, built environment
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 5540 South Greenwood Avenue
166 Cochrane Woods Art Center
Chicago, IL  60637
United States
Contact Christine Mehring
Chair
Email: arth-admissions@lists.uchicago.edu
Phone: 773-702-0278