Admission Requirements

Applicants to the master’s degree program in Global and Comparative History should normally have a GPA of at least 3.0, and solid verbal and reading scores on the GRE exams.

Application Procedures

Application materials should include:

  • A completed online application form
  • Official transcripts from the colleges and universities the applicant has attended
  • GRE scores
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A personal statement of 1 to 2 pages
  • A writing sample of at least 10-15 pages
  • The application fee

Applications can be filed online by following this link.  (Program code: 16510G)


The deadline for Fall admission is January 31st.

Additional Information

For additional information about the master’s degree in Global and Comparative History, contact:

Professor Toby C. Jones
Department of History
Van Dyck Hall
16 Seminary Place
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1108

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