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When is the application deadline?
Applications open every year on August 1 (or the first business day following) and close on December 1. Please note the history department’s deadline is before Vanderbilt’s deadline.

Do I need a GRE Score?

Is there a minimum TOEFL or IELTS score?
The minimum acceptable score on the paper-based TOEFL is 570, and for the online test, 88. For IELTS, the minimum acceptable score will vary by program. In many cases, a score of at least 7.0 is desirable.

How can I reach out to a professor or current graduate students?
Feel free to contact our faculty and current graduate students to learn more about the program..

Can I get an application fee waiver?
Please see The Graduate School’s guidance and instructions about application fee waivers.