• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1001 (WUR) Wilmington, NC, United States
The History program from University of North Carolina Wilmington supports a broad globalized curriculum and range of learning experiences. The department continues to diversify its offerings and has pioneered new team-taught courses within the department and with other departments, including English, Marketing, and Geography.
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Overview

The History program from University of North Carolina Wilmington offers students the opportunity to study a subject they love while honing those skills most valued by employers as well as graduate and professional programs, including business and law. 

Education

The curriculum places a strong emphasis on critical thinking, research, and effective communication skills. As part of their program of study, History majors are encouraged to pursue "beyond the classroom" experiences that offer them valuable opportunities to demonstrate and reflect on their abilities to think independently and creatively.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Western Civilization 
  • History of Science I: Antiquity to the Scientific Revolution
  • History of Science II: Modern Science
  • Global History 1500-1848
  • Global History Since 1848
  • Jewish History to 1492
  • Jewish History from 1492 to the Present
  • United States to 1865
  • United States from 1865 to Present
  • Women in Modern America
  • African-American History
  • Western Civilization I
  • History of Science I: Antiquity to the Scientific Revolution or
  • Jewish History to 1492

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Completed online application.
    • Non-refundable $80 application fee (check or money order in U.S. dollars and drawn on a U.S. bank, payable to UNCW).
    • Essay & short answer
    • An official transcript, translated into English (translation must be certified), of grades from secondary school.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18508 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9254 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    18508 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9254 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    4444 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2222 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Wilmington

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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