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Degrees Offered:

  • M.A. in History
  • Ph.D. in Historical Studies

Application Fee - $65

Tests Required 

  • GRE (no longer require), TOEFL required for all internationals


  • Fall - January 15
  • Spring - November 1

Areas of Interest -

  • General


Contact Information:

Dr. Getahun Benti


Faner Hall Room 3374
Mailcode - 4519
Carbondale, IL 62901

For complete details, Visit the History Web page

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Cost and Financial Assistance

Graduate education at Southern Illinois is very affordable. Costs include tuition (per credit hour) and fees. There are many forms of financial assistance available: Assistantships, fellowships, and scholarships which can include a partial or full waiver of tuition costs (fees cannot be waived). Most forms of financial aid are given for a semester or year at a time.