Graduate Admissions for American Studies

We admit students for graduate study at the PhD level only. PhD students may obtain an MA during the course of their studies, but no students are admitted for a terminal MA. Students entering the PhD program must hold at least a bachelor's degree from a recognized institution of higher education.


The deadline to submit all of your application materials is December 1 of the year prior to admission.

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Fall 2023 Cohort

We are currently recruiting for a graduate cohort in critical Latinx studies, to begin their studies in fall 2023. The deadline for admission to this cohort is December 1, 2022.