North Dakota State University
Dept. of History, Philosophy, and Religious Studies
2 Putnam Hall
PO Box 6050, Dept. 2340
Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Great Plains, North Dakota, U.S. Agriculture, and U.S. West
The joint PhD between North Dakota State University and the University of North Dakota combines their resources and faculty to offer a comprehensive degree in North American and Western European history with particular strengths in Great Plains history and rural history.
Special Programs or Resources
Important regional archives are located in the North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies and the Germans from Russia Heritage Collection at NDSU and in the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections at UND.
The NDSU History Department has two doctoral assistantships of $12,000 plus tuition. The Germans from Russia Heritage Collection also funds a research assistantship.
Each student must complete 90 credits beyond the bachelor's degree.
Each student must write three comprehensive exams, one in the major field, and one in each of two minor fields.
Each student must complete an oral examination based on the written comprehensive exams.
Information from Department of Education
(Includes information on the size, location, and general characteristics of faculty and student body)
Information from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
(Includes rating of the institution's rating of the graduate instructional program and size and setting)
Full-time Faculty: 10
Relative Size based on Number of Full-time Faculty: Small [Explain]
Student Demographics (Fall 2011):
Number of Doctoral Students in Program: -1
New Doctoral Students Entering Program: -1
Proportion of Doctoral Students Receiving Financial Aid: %
Number of Graduate Students Enrolled: 21
Relative Size Based on Graduate Student Enrollment: Small [Explain]
First PhD conferred: Not reported
History PhDs conferred to Date:
Number of PhDs Conferred (2011–12):
Relative Size Based on PhDs Conferred: New [Explain]
Last Updated: October 19, 2012