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History, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Redlands, CA, United States
History students at the University of Redlands are among the most dynamic, intellectually curious and interesting on campus. We welcome you to explore our program and find out what History at Redlands has to offer you.
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Students who major in History at the University of Redlands will personalize their program of study by declaring a thematic focus, tying together coursework and laying the foundation for a capstone project of original historical literature while engaging in historiographical debates.

Personalized Learning

  • Small classes mean student-faculty interaction is the norm
  • All classes are taught by full-time faculty (no TAs!)
  • Opportunities for independent study, including the completion of an honors thesis

Wide Variety of Career Paths

  • History prepares you to think critically and communicate effectively
  • Outsource-proof: History students learn skills for an information-based economy
  • Graduates pursue education, law, business, public service and more

Understanding of the World

  • The History program offers a global perspective for an interconnected world
  • Study abroad and still graduate on time
  • Faculty expertise in American, African, Asian, European, Latin American and Middle Eastern history offers opportunities to explore a breadth of historical issues

About the Department

The Department of History offers courses that enable students to understand how historical knowledge is created. Special focus is placed on the 19th and 20th centuries.

This approach lends itself well to students who wish to pursue careers in law, teaching or public service and is crucial to students in the international relations program.

The department emphasizes work with primary sources - whether documents, autobiographies or other cultural artifacts.

The History program from University of Redlands also is a major contributor to a new integrated social science program for students interested in secondary level teaching.

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:

  • World History to 1450
  • World History since 1450
  • American History to 1877
  • American History since 1877

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • The Common Application, including the personal essay and University of Redlands member questions
  • $50 application fee
  • Official transcripts from all secondary schools attended
  • One letter of recommendation from guidance/college counselor and/or the Common Application Secondary school report
  • One letter of recommendation from a teacher who can speak to your academic ability
  • Students whose native language is not English, must meet the English requirements

Tuition Fee

  • International

    52150 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52150 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    52150 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52150 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Redlands

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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