College of Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Graduate Students

 Graduate Admissions

Prospective students apply for graduate study online.  Applications for graduate degree and certificate programs are processed by the individual college's Graduate Admissions Offices.   The Graduate Admissions Office for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences is located in 217D Buchanan Hall (formerly Mason Hall). Visit the CHSS Graduate Admissions webpages to get specific information about

  • How to apply to a graduate degree program.
  • How to apply to a graduate certificate program.
  • How to apply to study as a non-degree student at the graduate level.
  • Answers to frequently asked questions about the application process.

Tuition and Fees

Virginia In-state Tuition Eligibility (Domicile)

Office of Financial Aid


Meet some of our graduate students

  • Anais Flora Akassi Assale

    Anais Flora Akassi Assale

    Accelerated MA in Global Affairs, 2015

    BA in Global Affairs, 2015

  • Suzanne Carmack

    Suzanne Carmack

    PhD in Communication, 2014

    crisis, strategic, organization, family and health communication

  • Abigail R. Hall

    Abigail R. Hall

    PhD in Economics, 2015

    Austrian economics and political economy. Dissertation: "The Political Economy of Drones". Advisor: Chris Coyne.

  • Matthew Kenyon

    Matthew Kenyon

    PhD in Criminology, Law and Society, 2017

  • Zahra Khan

    Zahra Khan

    MA in Sociology, 2015

    South Asian studies, immigration, women and gender issues, and cultural change and social development

  • Elizabeth Malouf

    Elizabeth Malouf

    PhD in Psychology, 2014

    Clinical Psychology concentration in the PhD in Psychology, 2014

  • Shaun L Michel

    Shaun L Michel

    PhD in Sociology, 2017

    Communication and Power, Empowering Communities with Research, Internet Data Collection, and Research Methodologies

  • Lindsey Norcross

    Lindsey Norcross

    Teaching of Writing and Literature concentration in the MA in English, 2014

    MA in English, 2014

  • Masha Stoyanova

    Masha Stoyanova

    MA in Art History, 2014

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