If you would like to visit the department, we suggest that you arrange an appointment directly, via email, with the faculty. If possible, we suggest that your visit include a Wednesday Franz Boas Seminar. At the reception following the Seminar, you will have the opportunity to meet faculty and students. Please see the Calendar for up-to-date information on speakers and lectures.
WHERE TO APPLY
Application materials are available in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences' Office of Admissions and Financial Aid. To request a Bulletin of General Announcements and an application, please call or write to:
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
107 Low Memorial Library
New York, NY 10027
Applications for the Ph.D. program are accepted for the fall semester only. Applicants who wish to apply for fellowship funding should file by December 1
Applications for the M.A. program are accepted for the fall semester only. The deadline is the February 8.
Application materials should be filed with the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. You may download an application form from the website of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (www.columbia.edu/cu/gsas). Please note, however, if you use this application form you should be aware that the Department requires you to provide us with a writing sample together with your application. Please check the department’s website for course listings and descriptions, as well as our calendar of events.