How to Apply

Masters of Arts in Italian Studies


Competitive, merit-based scholarships are available to M.A. candidates. Students should request scholarship aid on their application.


Students will plan their program of study and curricular option with the Director of Graduate Studies.


To apply use the online application form

Application Deadlines
January 15, 2017 (scholarship deadline)  
April 1, 2017 (final deadline)

Application Materials Required
Application form
Non-refundable Application Fee ($90)
Statement of Purpose
Official Transcript (all prior institutions)
Official Recommendations (3)
Writing Sample in Italian, at least 1800 words

The Admissions process may also include a telephone interview.

Mail Official Hard Copy Transcripts to:

Office of Graduate Admissions
Attn: Credentials – (Italian)
Box 571004
3520 Prospect St., NW CB-207
Washington, DC 20057-1004