Admission

Student admissions standards and selection procedures are identical to those followed by the Graduate School of Stony Brook University. In addition to the minimum Graduate School requirements, the Africana Studies Department has specific degree requirements.

  1. A bachelor’s degree is required with a 3.00 (B) in all social science and humanities courses.
  2. Two official copies of previous college transcripts must be submitted.
  3. Three letters of recommendation that address the applicant’s potential to succeed in a program of graduate study.
  4. Submission of scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test.