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University of Missouri-St. Louis

Department of History

St. Louis, MO

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University of Missouri-St. Louis

Overview

University of Missouri–St. Louis / Department of History is located in St. Louis, MO, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) History
Master of Arts (MA) Museum studies
(Certificate) History education
(Certificate) Museum studies

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

19
Applied
17
Accepted
12
Enrolled
89%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
40
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th March 15th No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Writing sample; minimum GPA of 2.75 (for history), 3.2 (for museum studies)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

46
Total Graduate Students
67%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
32%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 4.35%
White or Caucasian 78%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.17%
Asian 6.52%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 8.7%

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 8
Male (16)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: United States, European, East Asian, Latin American, and African history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address One University Boulevard
St. Louis, MO  63121
United States
Contact Dr. Laura Westhoff
Chair
Email: westhoffl@msx.umsl.edu
Phone: 314-516-5692
Fax: 314-516-5781