M.A. On Campus


Rhode Island College

12 months
943 USD/credit
943 USD/credit
485 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The M.A. program in History at Rhode Island College addresses a variety of student needs, offering intellectual challenging courses taught by a nationally-recognized faculty.


Why Rhode Island College?

Students are given the opportunity to complete courses at times convenient to their schedules. They’re also exposed to faculty with national and international reputations who take pride not only in their research, but also in mentoring young historians in seminar classes. Faculty possess broad expertise in a range of areas and courses are rotated annually so students may work with different faculty.

Learning outcomes

A mix of History seminars at Rhode Island College and advanced lecture courses challenge students by addressing the most recent scholarship and trends in a wide variety of historical specialties. In both the Seminar and Thesis plans, we develop student’s abilities to pursue independent research and interpretation through exposure to the widest possible range of historical writing and a variety of theoretical, investigative and pedagogical approaches.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Historiography
  • Topics in Comparative History
  • Topics in American History
  • Topics in Western History
  • Topics in Non-Western History

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • $50 nonrefundable application fee
  • TOEFL minimum score of 81 web-based (213 computer-based or 550 written) or IELTS minimum score of 6.5. See appendix for English language proficiency testing services.
  • Official copies of all undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) academic records with a certified course-by-course evaluation and English translation from an approved agency (NACES or AICE). See appendix for a partial list of approved agencies.
  • At least three professional reference letters and a personal resume.
  • Some programs require the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Miller Analogies Test. Check the individual graduate program for specific requirement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    943 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 943 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    943 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 943 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    485 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 485 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Providence

1030 - 1900 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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