Application Checklist

General application materials required of all prospective graduate students are uploaded to the CollegeNET online application at and processed by the Office of Graduate Admissions.  The Department of the History of Science requires applicants to submit the following departmental materials as part of the online application.

  • Statement of purpose
  • Three confidential letters of reference
  • Writing sample
  • Official Graduate Record Examination scores (general test only)
  • Official TOEFL scores (international applicants only)

Please note that the application deadline for all materials is January 15.  In order to allow time to process and review application materials, the Department asks applicants to plan to finalize and submit their full application by late December.  The review process includes consideration for admission and available financial aid for the following academic year.

For general information on University and Graduate College requirements, go to the Office of Graduate Admissions site at

To consult the most recent Graduate College Bulletin, go to:

Rev. 12-02-14