The Catholic University of America

Ph.D. Degree

Admission to the Program

Applicants may apply for admission online at http://admissions.cua.edu. A paper copy of the application form may be requested from the Office of Graduate Admissions at 1-800-673-2772 or 202-319-5057. In addition to a completed application form and fee, graduate applications should include a personal statement of 500-700 words, official transcripts from all previous institutions of higher learning, GRE scores, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample of 15-20 pages in the applicant's prospective field of specialization.  More information about the History Department’s application procedures and requirements can be found at http://history.cua.edu/admissions.

The department accepts students for doctoral study in medieval and modern European history and in United States history.