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Portland State University

Department of History

Portland, OR

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Portland State University

Overview

Portland State University / Department of History is located in Portland, OR.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral and written exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

18
Applied
10
Accepted
6
Enrolled
56%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th No
Winter deadline September 1st June 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5 in upper-division history courses, overall 3.25; 2 letters of recommendation; BA/BS in history; statement of intent; writing samples

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

34
Total Graduate Students
58%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
41%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 91%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.94%
Unknown 2.94%

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 1
Male (16)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Germany and modern Europe, early modern France and England, Mexico in the 1920's, eighteenth-century France, Reformation, U.S. cultural history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
107,061

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 751
Portland, OR  97207-0751
United States
Contact Dr. Tim Garrison
Chair
Email: timgarrison@pdx.edu
Phone: 503-725-3978
Fax: 503-725-3953