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Welcome to the Department of History's Graduate Program page.  

Prospective Students are invited to learn more About the Program, to find out more about Admissions and Financial Aid, to read our Application FAQ, to peruse our Course Offerings, to examine the Cross-Field Strengths of our faculty, to investigate our Interdisciplinary Cluster Initiative, and to read about the Scholarly Environment in our program.

Current Students may be interested in reviewing our Degree Requirements, in investigating our Course Offerings, in learning more about our Departmental Prizes, in browsing the profiles of Current Graduate Students, and in reading through a list of Graduate School Links.

Incoming Students please see this resource for information regarding your rights, responsibilities, and resources for living off-campus from Northwestern’s Off-Campus Life, including How-To Guides and videos (such as the How to Move Off Campus or Navigating Places4Students videos).

Prospective students, current students, and alumni may also be interesting in following our Grad News and gathering information about the career placement of our graduates.

All history graduate students belong to the History Graduate Student Organization. HGSO's student representatives support current students and the graduate program by working on issues including teaching, professional development, and new student recruitment.