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Applicants must fill out a general application and submit an essay outlining their interest in the field and a writing sample. In addition to the application, the application essay, and the writing sample, three letters of recommendation are required, as well as GRE scores.

Application must be initiated through the Arts and Sciences Graduate website ( ). It is here that you will find information about the application deadlines for each semester, requirements for submitting letters of recommendation, and how to monitor the progress of your application online.

The department reviews applications once per year following the annual deadline, March 15, and admits students for the fall semester.

For questions about the application process, please contact the interim Graduate Director for Religious Studies, Dr. Molly Bassett.