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History at Stanford University

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, and more. Also, learn how Stanford ranks among other schools offering degrees in history.

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History Degrees Available at Stanford

  • Bachelor’s Degree in History
  • Master’s Degree in History
  • Doctorate Degree in History

Stanford History Rankings

The history major at Stanford is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for History. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Colleges for History 242
Most Focused Colleges for History 438

Popularity of History at Stanford

During the 2018-2019 academic year, Stanford University handed out 34 bachelor's degrees in history. Due to this, the school was ranked #242 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 3% over the previous year when 33 degrees were handed out.

In 2019, 5 students received their master’s degree in history from Stanford. This makes it the #178 most popular school for history master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 14 students received their doctoral degrees in history in 2019, making the school the #16 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

History Student Diversity at Stanford

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the history majors at Stanford University.

Stanford History Bachelor’s Program

Of the 34 students who earned a bachelor's degree in History from Stanford in 2018-2019, 53% were men and 47% were women.

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The majority of the students with this major are white. About 62% of 2019 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Stanford University with a bachelor's in history.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 21
Non-Resident Aliens 4
Other Races 1

Stanford History Master’s Program

Of the 5 history students who graduated with a master's degree in 2018-2019 from Stanford, about 40% were men and 60% were women.

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The majority of master's degree recipients in this major at Stanford are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 60% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Stanford University with a master's in history.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 3
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 0

History Majors

History students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas. Individual majors may not be available for all degree levels.

Major Annual Graduates
History 53

Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 357
Education 210
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 80
Psychology 64
Communication & Journalism 57

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References

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