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History, Bachelor

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Latrobe, PA, United States
Study History at Saint Vincent College and you will do more than read textbooks. You will make video documentaries, travel to historic sites, reenact famous trials, do research in archives all over America and abroad, visit museums, and create gallery exhibits. You will work with faculty experts in American, British, European, East Asian, and Latin American history.
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You will write your own history and share it with students and faculty from campuses across the region. You will go on to a career in the classroom, the courtroom, the archives, the board room, or on board our nation’s naval vessels. Study History at Saint Vincent College and you will embark on a lifetime of learning and adventure.

What Can I Do With a Major in History?

Recent history majors have gone on to the following activities after graduation:
  • Teaching social studies in high schools, middle schools, and junior high schools in such places in western Pennsylvania as Peters Township, Jefferson Hills, Seneca Valley, Norwin, Latrobe, and Butler, as well as in districts in Maryland, Virginia, and Florida.
  • Continuing study at such graduate and law schools as Syracuse University, Johns Hopkins University, Boston College, Carnegie Mellon University, Baylor University, North Carolina State University, West Virginia University, Washington and Lee University Law School, the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Duquesne University Law School, and
  • Working in government offices such as the Social Security Administration, the Food and Drug Administration, and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the Pennsylvania State Police, and the Central Intelligence Agency.
  • Working in private industry
  • Serving in the nation’s armed services

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Rolling admission deadline.

  • 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 I: Ancient Greece and Rome & Western Civilization II: Medieval and Early Modern Europe
  • Contemporary Europe I & Contemporary Europe
  • Topics in U.S. History to 1865 & Topics in U.S. History since 1865 
  • Traditional East Asian Societies & Modern East Asian Societies

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.

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General Requirements

  • Complete Application for Admission.
  • Complete Supplemental Application (also under Tools section)
  • Submit original or certified copies of the original and official academic record, transcript or examination results for the completion of secondary education. Official documents not issued in English must be accompanied by a certified English translation.
  • Submit the application fee of $25 or waiver form.
  • Submit an official result of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Test System (IELTS). TOEFL score of 79 on the IBT and 6.5 on the IELTS or higher is required for applicants.
  • The SAT is NOT required.
  • Writing sample or essay.
  • Scanned copy of passport photo page.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35520 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    35520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35520 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    35520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35520 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Latrobe

  • 1000 - 1500 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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