Prospective Combined BA + MA

•       Application Form

•       Statement of purpose:
In an essay of 250 – 500 words, state your purpose in undertaking graduate study in your chosen field. Include your academic objectives, research interests, and career plans. Also discuss your related qualifications, including collegiate, professional, and community activities, and any other substantial accomplishments not already mentioned on the application. If you are applying for an assistantship or fellowship, you should also describe any teaching experience you have had.

•       Writing sample

•       Curriculum vitae

•       Three references
Names and contact information, no letters of recommendation are required

•       Unofficial transcript
Minimum 3.5 GPA overall, 3.7 in AH major

Deadline: March 1 of junior year *
*If a deadline falls on a weekend (Saturday or Sunday), or a GW holiday, applications will be accepted the next business day.

Applications should be submitted to:

Director of Graduate Studies, Art History

Corcoran School of the Arts & Design, Art History Program
Smith Hall of Art 101

801 22nd St. NW

Washington, DC 20052

Who do I contact for more info? 

Cristin McKnight Sethi
Director of Graduate Studies: Art History 

Assistant Professor of Art History

phone: 202-994-7656
office: Smith Hall 106B