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Applicant Checklist

Graduate Study in History at the University of Iowa

Once you have reviewed the Guide for Applicants on the History Department website, and have decided to apply, make sure you complete the following components of the application for Graduate Study in History:

  • Create an account with the Graduate Admissions Office
  • Fill out the Graduate College Online Application with basic personal information required by the Graduate College
  • Pay the $60 application fee. ($100 for international applicants.)
    • Applicants for whom payment of the application fee presents a significant financial hardship may request a waiver from the University
    • International Students are not eligible for application fee waivers
  • Submit supporting documents and letters of recommendation.  After filling out the Graduate College application, you will receive email instructions for uploading the following supporting documents and requesting letters of recommendation through the MyUI portal:
  Three Letters of Recommendation
  Transcripts of all Post-Secondary Education
  Writing Sample
  Supplemental Information Form
  2-page Statement of Purpose
  CV (Optional)