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How to Apply


Applications for Fall admission to the American Culture doctoral program are accepted from September to December 1 in the year preceding admission. All material must be received before the application process is closed on December 1.

Early submission is encouraged and may avoid unnecessary delays in processing your application.

Your completed online application and supporting documents (including academic records/transcripts, test scores, and letters of recommendation) should be submitted early enough to arrive two to three weeks prior to the December 1st deadline.

The application process is jointly administered by American Culture and the Horace H. Rackham School for Graduate Studies. Applicants should be familiar with the policies and procedures described on this website before beginning the application. Applicants should also familiarize themselves with Rackham's website for prospective students as well as its admissions site.

Please note that some departmental policies take precedence over Rackham's policies.