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Admissions Procedures

Applicants seeking admission to the graduate program in history should follow the instructions outlined in the "Graduate Admission" section of the graduate catalog. 

Graduate College Materials

Your online application will go directly to the BGSU Graduate College. Please also have GRE test scores and all post-secondary transcripts sent to the following address:

Office of Admissions
110 McFall Center
Attn: Graduate Admissions
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403-0083
To Apply Online to the Graduate College or To Pay Application Fee, Use http://choose.bgsu.edu/apply/online/?graduate

BGSU Graduate Admissions Information

Bowling Green State University Graduate Admissions Information

Department of History Materials

In addition to the general Graduate College requirements, an applicant should submit the following items to the Department of History along with the application for admission form:

  • At least three letters of recommendation from professors of history or a related field;
  • Evidence of ability to do research and writing, such as a copy of a seminar paper or thesis;
  • A statement of purpose describing your area of research interest, your motivations for coming to graduate school, and your aspirations following receipt of the graduate degree.
  • Application for graduate assistantship, if you are interested in applying to be a teaching or research assistant, which include a stipend and a tuition scholarship.

The above Department of History materials must all be sent to the following address: 

Graduate Coordinator
Department of History
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403-0083

For admission for fall semester and priority consideration for an assistantship, the application deadline is January 15. For admission without consideration for an assistantship, the application deadlines are December 1 for the spring semester and April 1 for the summer and fall semesters.

For further information or application materials contact

        Michael Brooks, Graduate Coordinator, Department of History
        Email: mebrook@bgsu.edu      Phone: (419) 372-2030

Department of History Application Form Downloads