College of Arts & Sciences


Applicants, other than dual-degree candidates, must have a baccalaureate degree, preferably in a history-related field, including political science, geography or economics. Students who have majored in other fields may be asked to take up to four undergraduate courses in history.
Applicants must submit:

  • the Seton Hall University Graduate Application
  • a personal statement
  • three letters of recommendation
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores.

The deadline for graduate applications is July 1 for the fall semester. Applications for research/teaching assistantships are due by March 15. Applications are also accepted for the spring semester and are due by November 1.

You may also visit our campus to learn more about the program.

Financial Aid Information

For a summary of the loan options and graduate assistant-ships that are available for graduate students, click here »

G.I. Bill Yellow Ribbon Program
Eligible veterans and active duty military personnel will receive a considerable contribution toward their tuition from the Veterans Administration and Seton Hall University. To learn more about this program and the eligibility requirements go to the GI Bill Website or contact Garland Foster, a financial aid representative, at or (973) 275-2597.

Director of Graduate Studies
Dermot Quinn, D.Phil.

(973) 275-5889
Fahy Hall, 339

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