Best History Colleges in the U.S.

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in the U.S. that offer History degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 1,508 History schools located within the U.S. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best History Colleges in the U.S. for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Yale University New Haven, CT

Yale University offers 16 History Degree programs. It's a large private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 192 students graduated in the study area of History with students earning 100 Bachelor's degrees, 35 Master's degrees, 30 Certificates degrees, and 27 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
2 Wellesley College Wellesley, MA

Wellesley College offers 6 History Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 35 students graduated in the study area of History with students earning 35 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
3 Harvard University Cambridge, MA

Harvard University offers 11 History Degree programs. It's a large private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 161 students graduated in the study area of History with students earning 117 Bachelor's degrees, 30 Master's degrees, and 14 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
4 Princeton University Princeton, NJ

Princeton University offers 6 History Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 138 students graduated in the study area of History with students earning 92 Bachelor's degrees, 26 Master's degrees, and 20 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
5 University of Chicago Chicago, IL

University of Chicago offers 13 History Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 123 students graduated in the study area of History with students earning 69 Bachelor's degrees, 28 Doctoral degrees, and 26 Master's degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
6 Stanford University Stanford, CA

Stanford University offers 8 History Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 86 students graduated in the study area of History with students earning 50 Bachelor's degrees, 19 Doctoral degrees, and 17 Master's degrees.

Based on 64 Reviews
7 Williams College Williamstown, MA

Williams College offers 4 History Degree programs. It's a small private university in a outlying town. In 2015, 72 students graduated in the study area of History with students earning 72 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
8 Vassar College Poughkeepsie, NY

Vassar College offers 4 History Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 23 students graduated in the study area of History with students earning 23 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 24 Reviews
9 Brown University Providence, RI

Brown University offers 10 History Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 137 students graduated in the study area of History with students earning 109 Bachelor's degrees, 16 Doctoral degrees, and 12 Master's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
10 Columbia University in the City of New York New York, NY

Columbia University in the City of New York offers 11 History Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 239 students graduated in the study area of History with students earning 121 Bachelor's degrees, 68 Master's degrees, 28 Certificates degrees, and 22 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Yale University Yale University New Haven, CT
5/5
5 : 1 12,385
Wellesley College Wellesley College Wellesley, MA
5/5
7 : 1 2,510
Harvard University Harvard University Cambridge, MA
5/5
14 : 1 29,652
Princeton University Princeton University Princeton, NJ
5/5
9 : 1 8,138
University of Chicago University of Chicago Chicago, IL
5/5
7 : 1 15,391
Stanford University Stanford University Stanford, CA
5/5
6 : 1 16,980
Williams College Williams College Williamstown, MA
5/5
7 : 1 2,171
Vassar College Vassar College Poughkeepsie, NY
5/5
9 : 1 2,435
Brown University Brown University Providence, RI
5/5
12 : 1 9,458
Columbia University in the City of New York Columbia University in the City of New York New York, NY
5/5
7 : 1 28,086
Dartmouth College Dartmouth College Hanover, NH
5/5
8 : 1 6,350
University of Pennsylvania University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
5/5
12 : 1 24,876
Barnard College Barnard College New York, NY
5/5
10 : 1 2,548
Carleton College Carleton College Northfield, MN
5/5
9 : 1 2,014
Duke University Duke University Durham, NC
5/5
5 : 1 15,984
University of Notre Dame University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN
5/5
11 : 1 12,292
Georgetown University Georgetown University Washington, DC
5/5
13 : 1 18,459
Macalester College Macalester College Saint Paul, MN
5/5
11 : 1 2,172
Lafayette College Lafayette College Easton, PA
5/5
11 : 1 2,533
Vanderbilt University Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN
5/5
4 : 1 12,567
Pomona College Pomona College Claremont, CA
5/5
8 : 1 1,663
Colgate University Colgate University Hamilton, NY
5/5
10 : 1 2,861
Brandeis University Brandeis University Waltham, MA
5/5
14 : 1 5,752
Washington University in St Louis Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis, MO
5/5
9 : 1 14,688
University of California-Los Angeles University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
3/5
12 : 1 41,908

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