African History

Ranked in 2013, part of History

Studies in African history include major trends and events on the continent, as well as examinations of the roles gender and culture have played over time. These are the top schools for African history graduate programs.

Rank School name
#8 Indiana University—​Bloomington

Bloomington, IN

#8 University of Minnesota—​Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN

#6 Emory University

Atlanta, GA

#6 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

#4 Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

#4 University of California—​Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

#3 Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

#2 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

#1 University of Wisconsin—​Madison

Madison, WI

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