Following the campus guidelines for Coronavirus all UC Davis classes, lectures, seminars, labs and discussion sections will move to virtual instruction and remain virtual through the end of fall quarter 2020, including final exams. Given this, the department’s administrative functions have moved to remote work conditions. To contact staff members of the department via e-mail or phone, please go to our administrative staff contact page. 


We welcome interest in and applications to the UC Davis PhD program in History. Applications for admission to the graduate program for Fall 2021 are now open. The deadline for all applications is January 5, 2021. At this point we are not expecting any changes to our admissions process or funding offers for Fall 2021. If the situation changes we will update this page.
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The History Department uses the UC Davis Office of Graduate Studies online application system for all parts of the application.
Admission Requirements
Details on the requirements to be considered for admission to the graduate program in History at UC Davis.
Financial Aid
Most admitted History graduate students receive guaranteed department funding for five years through a combination of employment and fellowships. Continue reading below for further information on the different types of funding offered.
Tuition and Fees
Tuition and fee information for graduate study at UC Davis
Admission Tips
Review these tips before submitting your application!