The degree programs in Classics seek to provide an overall knowledge of Greek and Roman civilization, combined with specialized work in a number of fields or disciplines within the total area of classical antiquity.

Terminal Degrees Offered
  • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
  • Combined PhD
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Academic Information

Combined Ph.D. Information

Classics offers a combined PhD in conjunction with several other departments and programs including: Comparative Literature, History, and Philosophy.


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Admission Requirements

Standardized Testing Requirements

GRE is not accepted.

Materials Required for Admission

A writing sample is required by this program. 

English Language Requirement

TOEFL iBT or IELTS Academic is required of most applicants whose native language is not English.

You may be exempt from this requirement if you have received (or will receive) an undergraduate degree from a college or university where English is the primary language of instruction, and if you have studied in residence at that institution for at least three years.

Combined Degree Program Application Deadline

*The deadline to submit an application to a combined program is always the earlier deadline of the two individual programs, or December 15, whichever comes first.

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