Admission Requirements

Applicants must hold a Bachelor of Arts or Master of Arts degree or their equivalents from an accredited institution and submit the following materials for review:

  • Completed application, including a statement of purpose and a personal history statement
  • GRE General Test scores
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores for non-native English speakers
  • Transcripts from all post-secondary institutions
  • Writing sample illustrating scholarly potential, not to exceed 20 pages (double-spaced, 12 point font)
  • Three letters of recommendation

Successful applicants will demonstrate their potential for original scholarship in the field, interest in academic or curatorial positions, superior oral, visual, and written skills and a commitment to education.

 

For detailed information about the application process and requirements, please visit UCSC Graduate Division Prospective Students

Applications for 2015-16 will be accepted from October 1 - December 15, 2014.