Ranking of History Graduate Schools

Rank the top 138 History graduate programs in the US using the latest National Research Council data.

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Ranking of History PhD Programs

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Rank School & Program Regres Quality Survey Quality Student Outcomes Jobs at Grad Diversity
Princeton University
History
1-71-31-1278%52-95
Harvard University
History
1-81-54-3470%34-74
Princeton University
History of Science
3-151-54-3778%47-98
Harvard University
History of Science
16-322-64-3570%6-20
Johns Hopkins University
History
1-96-134-4278%44-85
Stanford University
History
2-89-206-4081%25-58
University of Chicago
History
1-83-967-10166%61-96
Yale University
Medieval Studies
9-232-91-6868%59-103
University of Pennsylvania
History
8-175-147-5864%17-50
New York University
History
7-146-1717-8262%3-5
Columbia University in the City of New York
History
1-68-2069-10968%29-67
Rutgers University-New Brunswick
History
13-219-249-5973%4-10
University of California-Berkeley
History
4-1114-2715-6669%16-47
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
History
6-1412-2616-7265%11-40
Yale University
History
7-1512-254-4168%22-56
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
History
11-178-2055-9966%53-92
Yale University
History of Medicine and Science
14-268-226-7968%41-82
University of Notre Dame
History
24-3616-326-3784%84-112
Brandeis University
American History
20-367-205-5562%21-64
Northwestern University
History
13-2324-4410-5673%18-54
Arizona State University
History
32-5212-2822-7469%5-19
Cornell University
History
17-2931-585-4975%10-35
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
History
19-3327-515-4275%16-53
University of California-San Diego
History
20-3533-6410-6082%19-49
University of California-Los Angeles
History
7-1520-3762-10056%19-50
University of California-Santa Barbara
History
28-457-1942-9754%14-44
Vanderbilt University
History
19-3224-433-3267%32-70
Duke University
History
15-2522-4318-8256%6-21
Johns Hopkins University
History of Medicine
27-5124-554-8078%28-74
Johns Hopkins University
History of Science and Technology
27-5124-554-8078%28-74
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Program Student Count Full Time Tuition NRC Ranks Out of NRC Rank NRC Research Rank NRC Diversity Rank Average Verbal GRE Average Qualitative GRE % with Job at Graduation % Jobs PostDoc % Students Citizen/Perm. Resident % Female Students % Female Faculty % Faculty Minority