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History, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1001 (WUR) Lexington, KY, United States
The History program at Transylvania University emphasizes critical reading and analysis in seminar-style courses and offers a variety of independent research opportunities. Sharpening your investigative skills, you will embark on voyages of historical discovery.
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Overview

Learning experiences outside the classroom abound. May term travel courses may take you to Washington, D.C., New York, Greece, Israel or Honduras. Other events, lectures and symposia will allow you to meet and perhaps enjoy lunch or dinner with critically acclaimed scholars, such as recent guests, National Book Critics Circle Award winner Harriet Washington and Pulitzer Prize-winning historians Doris Kearns Goodwin and Annette Gordon-Reed.

Key facts:

In History courses at Transylvania University, students analyze primary sources, debate historical and contemporary issues, study historiography and methodology and engage in independent research. Other opportunities include practical experience through an internship with a historical society, museum, library or archaeological firm.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications received from first-time students after February 1 will be considered on a space-available basis.

  • 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
  • United States to 1865
  • United States from 1865
  • Research Methods Seminar
  • Historical Methodology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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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General Requirements

  • Admissions Essay
  • Official Secondary School Transcript
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, PTE Academic, ACT and/or SAT scores
  • Counselor's Evaluation and Recommendation
  • Teacher's Evaluation and Recommendation
  • Official College Transcripts (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41610 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41610 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    41610 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41610 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lexington

  • 908 - 1470 USD/month
    Living Costs

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