Graduate Program Admissions

Applications to our Ph.D. program are due by December 15, 2017. Please submit your application via the online tool []. Complete applications include:

1) A Personal Statement

2) A Writing Sample no longer than 20 pages

3) Three Letters of Recommendation

4) Transcripts

5) CV

6) GRE Scores (general test only)

7) Applicants who are non-native English speakers and who received their undergraduate degree from a non-English speaking institution must take the Internet based test (iBT) of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

8) Payment of application fees

For more detailed information about admissions and application requirements, please visit our GSAS African and African American Studies Admissions page and the Admissions FAQ page.


Additional Information is available from the Graduate Program Coordinator

Giovanna Micconi
Graduate Program Coordinator

Barker Center 
(617) 384-7767
(617) 496-2871