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
#24 Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN

3.8
#27 Emory University

Atlanta, GA

3.7
#27 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

3.7
#27 University of California—​Davis

Davis, CA

3.7
#30 CUNY Graduate School and University Center

New York, NY

3.6
#30 Georgetown University

Washington, DC

3.6
#30 Rice University

Houston, TX

3.6
#30 University of California—​San Diego

La Jolla, CA

3.6
#30 University of Washington

Seattle, WA

3.6
#30 Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

3.6
#36 Brandeis University

Waltham, MA

3.5
#36 College of William and Mary (Tyler)

Williamsburg, VA

3.5
#36 University of California—​Irvine

Irvine, CA

3.5
#36 University of Maryland—​College Park

College Park, MD

3.5
#36 University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN

3.5
#36 University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

3.5
#42 Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

3.4
#42 University of California—​Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA

3.4
#42 University of Illinois—​Chicago

Chicago, IL

3.4
#42 University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA

3.4
#46 Pennsylvania State University—​University Park

University Park, PA

3.3
#46 University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

3.3
#46 University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

3.3
#46 University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

3.3
#50 Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA

3.2

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