Application materials from new students and from OSU graduate students in other departments must be postmarked by December 1st. Admitted students enter the graduate program in the autumn quarter.
To apply for admission to the graduate program in History, an applicant should go online at www.gradapply.osu.edu and submit their application and the application fee.
NOTE: On the application form, in addition to listing History as the Graduate Program, applicants must select one of the following fields as a specialization.
|U.S. Before 1877||East Asian|
|U.S. Since 1877||Latin America|
|Early Modern Europe||Business|
|Russia, Eastern Europe & Eurasia||Atlantic World|
Below is outlined what should be sent to the Office of Admissions, and what should be submitted to the Department of History:
Admissions Office: Your application to the Ohio State University Graduate Admissions Office must include
If you are unable to submit your transcript or GRE scores electronically, you may send them to:
The Ohio State University
PO BOX 182004
Columbus, OH 43218-2004
Graduate Studies Coordinator: Submit the following electronically to the Graduate Studies Coordinator in the Department of History: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have appended any of these items to your application you need not send them separately to the Department of History.
Do not send transcripts or GRE scores to the Department of History.
If you are unable to submit these materials electronically, please contact Jim Bach, the Graduate Studies Coordinator, to make other arrangements.
Foreign Applicants: Foreign applicants must submit a sample of scholarly work written in English, which has been evaluated by a supervising professor. They must meet the Graduate School’s TOEFL requirement of 550 on the paper-based test, 213 on the computer-based test, or 79 on the iTOEFL. Those applicants requesting fellowship support also must submit GRE scores.
Graduate Studies Coordinator:
James P Bach
Graduate Studies Chair: