Those who chose to apply must upload the following materials to the Department of History via the online application, found here:
- A Statement of Purpose (please state which faculty member with whom you would like to work)
- BA and/or MA transcripts
- At least three letters of recommendation, preferably from history faculty
- GRE scores (Verbal, Quantitative, Analytical)
- A writing sample from a history course (preferably one involving independent research) or an MA thesis
Recommenders will be prompted to upload their letter of recommendation directly and will not need to submit a physical copy. The deadline for receipt of all application materials is January 15. Only if you are offered admission must you submit official copies of your transcripts. The University of Rochester provides equal opportunity in admissions and financial aid.