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Application Deadlines

  • MA: For fall semester (starts in late August): Rolling through May 1; review of applications begins January 15.

  • BA/MA:

    • Brandeis seniors: November 15
    • Brandeis juniors: Apply in the spring semester of junior year by May 1

BA/MA Track

Applicants to the Master of Arts Program in Comparative Humanities apply electronically through the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. The requirements for the BA/MA track are listed below. (Note: Prospective students applying for the MA track should refer to the MA application requirements.)

Application Requirements for the BA/MA Track
(for current Brandeis undergraduates only)

  • An online application;
  • Transcripts from all universities and colleges attended must be uploaded to your application; do not mail official transcripts to our office;
  • One letter of recommendation from a Brandeis faculty member, submitted electronically;
  • A curriculum vitae (CV) or resumé;
  • A statement of purpose indicating your reasons for undertaking graduate study. In addition, please describe your qualifications for the MACH and your objectives in undertaking this program.
  • A writing sample, not to exceed 35 pages.

Please note the application fee and GRE requirement are waived for Brandeis undergraduates applying to the BA/MA track.