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University of Florida

Department of History

Gainesville, FL

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Overview

University of Florida / Department of History is located in Gainesville, FL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
Juris Doctor/Doctor of Philosophy (JD/PhD)
Master of Arts (MA) History
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) History
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Historic preservation
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Women's and gender studies
Master of Arts (MA) Historic preservation
Master of Arts (MA) Jewish studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 12

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Varies
Thesis Optional
30 credit hours
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
90 credit hours

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

75
Applied
19
Accepted
7
Enrolled
25%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

53
Total Graduate Students
16%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
83%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.66%
Black or African American 7.55%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.77%

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (41%)

Faculty

33
Total faculty
Male (18)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Latin American and Caribbean history, nineteenth century U.S. history, medieval European history, African history and Atlantic world history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
192,268

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 117320
Gainesville, FL  32611
United States
Contact Dr. Ida L. Altman
Professor and Chair
Email: ialtman@ufl.edu
Phone: 352-392-6927
Fax: 352-392-6927