Classical Studies post-baccalaureate program application deadlines
Application materials checklist
- Completed online application
- Current résumé
- Nonrefundable application fee
- Application essays, listed below
- Unofficial transcripts from each post-secondary school attended uploaded through the online application system. Please note:
- Final fall semester transcripts are required of all spring graduates
- Study abroad transcripts are not required
- Standardized test scores, if applicable (details below)
- Two letters of recommendation (details below)
Please compile your responses into a single document.
Your application will include an essay addressing the following three topics. Your response should not exceed four pages in length.
- Please discuss your academic background and explain what you hope to achieve in the Classical Studies post-baccalaureate program.
- Be as specific as you can about your plans upon completing the program and about your eventual career goals.
- If you wish to provide additional information on your academic record or experience, please do so.
- Please provide a list of all Greek and Latin courses you have taken and the grades earned for each.
- If you have ever been placed on probation, dismissed or suspended from any college or university for reasons pertaining to academic integrity, please include any facts that you believe bear on the significance of this circumstance. (If this does not apply, please write N/A in your response.)
Letters of recommendation
Each applicant will submit two letters of recommendation. Letters should come from individuals with whom you have had a close professional or academic association and who know of your desire to study classical studies (or a related field) at the advanced level. Recommendations may be submitted online (preferred) or by mail. For online recommendations, please follow the instructions in the Recommendations section of the online application.
Standardized test scores
Standardized test scores are not required for admission to the Classical Studies post-baccalaureate program. However, you may choose to submit standardized test scores, such as the Graduate Record Exam (GRE), in support of your application. Request that your scores report for the GRE test be forwarded to the College of Liberal and Professional Studies office, using ETS institutional code 2986. Please contact us if you are unsure whether or not you should take the GRE.
Upon review of an applicant's file, the Admissions Committee reserves the right to request TOEFL scores.