Application Deadline: January 1 (fall admission only)
Applicants to the MA program in art history should have a BA major or minor concentration in art history or in a related humanities field, and a minimum overall GPA of 3.5. In addition to the regular CWRU graduate school application forms applicants are required to submit a statement of purpose and two research papers from their undergraduate studies, preferably from art history courses. Three letters of recommendation that highlight aspects of the student’s academic and scholarly potential are also required. Whenever possible, these letters should be written by art historians, working in academe or in museum professions.
During the application process, GRE scores (optional this year) should be uploaded to the Test Scores section of the application. The IELTS is also accepted with a minimum score of 7.0.
All applicants whose native language is not English, or who have not received a degree from an English-speaking university, must take either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL); the required minimum score is 100, or the PTE-Academic; the required minimum score is 68.