A total of four US institutions are ranked equal top for their history programs in the nation: Princeton, Stanford, UC Berkeley and Yale.

The Department of History at Yale (http://www.yale.edu/history/gradprogram.html) offers the degrees of Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Philosophy, and Master of Arts. The department also offers, in conjunction with African American Studies, a combined Ph.D. in History and African American Studies.

Ranking of Top History Graduate Programs:

1 Princeton University

1 Stanford University

1 University of California--Berkeley

1 Yale University

5 Harvard University

5 University of Chicago

7 Columbia University

7 University of Michigan--Ann Arbor

9 Johns Hopkins University

9 University of California--Los Angeles

9 University of Pennsylvania

12 Cornell University

12 University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill

14 Duke University

14 Northwestern University

14 University of Wisconsin--Madison

17 Brown University

17 New York University

17 University of Texas--Austin

20 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey--New Brunswick

20 University of Virginia (Corcoran)

22 Indiana University--Bloomington

22 University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign

24 Ohio State University

24 University of Minnesota--Twin Cities

Source: US News & World Report 2010

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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