Graduate Program Admissions


For admission to the Master's Program or the Doctoral Program in History, the department requires:

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Score on the Graduate Record Examination predictive of success in the program
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Vita (resume)
  • Writing sample
  • Transcripts from all institutions of higher learning the applicant has attended
  • Completed Application


How to Apply

Submit all application materials to the Graduate School through the electronic application process on its Admissions page. You may complete the GoBaylorGrad portion of your online application there or by accessing it below:

M.A. History Program Application

Ph.D. History Program Application


Application Deadline

Applications are due December 1. Fall admittance only.


The faculty of the department may modify these requirements in exceptional circumstances.