History

Ranked in 2013 | History Rankings Methodology

Earning a graduate degree in history involves analysis, research and presentations. In some cases, students must also complete a thesis and master a second language before graduation. These are the top graduate schools for history.

Rank School name Score
#20 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey—​New Brunswick

New Brunswick, NJ

4.0
#20 University of Illinois—​Urbana-​Champaign

Urbana, IL

4.0
#20 University of Virginia (Corcoran)

Charlottesville, VA

4.0
#18 Brown University

Providence, RI

4.1
#18 New York University

New York, NY

4.1
#17 University of Texas—​Austin

Austin, TX

4.2
#14 Duke University

Durham, NC

4.3
#14 Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

4.3
#14 University of Wisconsin—​Madison

Madison, WI

4.3
#11 Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

4.4
#11 Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

4.4
#11 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

4.4
#9 University of California—​Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

4.5
#9 University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

4.5
#7 Columbia University

New York, NY

4.6
#7 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

4.6
#4 Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

4.7
#4 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

4.7
#4 University of Chicago

Chicago, IL

4.7
#1 Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

4.8
#1 University of California—​Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

4.8
#1 Yale University

New Haven, CT

4.8

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