48 months
52000 USD/year
52000 USD/year
Tuition fee
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History from Rhodes College has a national reputation for preparing students to think critically about the historical forces that have shaped the world’s civilizations and cultures, to see the links between the past and the present, to become clear and effective writers and speakers, and to apply their knowledge as thoughtful citizens of the world.  


History from Rhodes College has a wide range of course offerings, internships, fellowships, and research opportunities empower students to prepare for success in any career path which they choose and to find their place within the ongoing human story.  History matters.

Did You Know?

  • History is one of the most popular departments at Rhodes, along with business, biology, and neuroscience
  • History majors have won Rhodes's highest academic honor more times than students from any other major at the college
  • History attracts incoming students with among the highest GPAs and SAT scores at the college
  • According to the Law School Admissions Council, a higher percentage of history majors enter law school than political science majors
  • According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, a higher percentage of humanities majors are accepted into medical school than majors in the natural sciences
  • Rhodes History majors have become medical doctors, business leaders, politicians, lawyers, journalists, educators, artists, IT specialists . . . 
  • History attracts the best and brightest students at Rhodes, who wish to raise their academic profile and prepare for a successful life after Rhodes

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Topics in History: Summer Study
  • Selected Topics in History
  • Global Environmental History
  • Natural Disasters
  • The Ancient Mediterranean
  • Medieval Europe
  • Renaissance and Reformation Europe
  • Modern Europe
  • Enlightenment and Revolution: Europe, 1714-1815

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Common Application 
    • TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo English Test scores if English is not your native language. 
    • Certification of Finances
    • CSS PROFILE or International Student Financial Aid Application, if applying for financial aid
    • Official Secondary School (High School) Transcript 
    • Secondary School Report and Counselor Recommendation 
    • Letter of Recommendation from a High School Teacher 
    • SAT or ACT Score (Optional)
    • Mid-Year Report
    • Record your Elevator Pitch (Optional)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    52000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 52000 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    52000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 52000 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Memphis

955 - 1582 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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