Application Process

Prospective graduate students should contact the Director of Graduate Studies with inquiries. Online applications are available at the link below. To apply, you need to submit:

1. http://graduate.as.virginia.edu/deadlines (An online application)
2. Your undergraduate transcript.
3. Your GRE verbal, quantitative, and analytic scores.
4. TOEFL test (foreign students).
5. Three letters of recommendation (to be submitted electronically through GSAS)
6. A sample of your best critical writing.
7. Personal statement.
8. A $85.00 application fee.

Deadline for receipt by the Graduate School: January 15th

*Any applicant who does not wish to pursue the M.A. as a terminal degree should apply for admission to the Ph.D. program, not the M.A. program.  (Choose German (PhD) from the drop down menu)*