Application Information

Click here for direct access to the Brown Graduate School application. All graduate applications at Brown are submitted via the Graduate School; please consult the Graduate School Website for information about the admissions process and required application components.

The application deadline for the Doctoral Program in History and the PhD Program in Ancient History for the 2017-2018 academic year is December 15, 2017.
The application deadline for the Master's Program in History is January 15, 2018
Students who wish to apply to the 5th year MA program for Brown undergraduates should see the information here and speak with the DGS.

Potential applicants are first encouraged to look at our FAQ page, which addresses many common application questions.

In addition, we encourage applicants to look closely at our faculty and the list of fields in which we train graduate students, contact potential advisors directly to discuss research interests and resources at Brown, and to look at what our current graduate students are working on.  The Director of Graduate Studies, Professor Rebecca Nedostup, can answer additional questions about the application components or other details of our MA and PhD programs.