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In light of the current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, Stanford reaffirms its commitment to perform individualized, holistic review of each applicant to its graduate and professional programs. We recognize that students may have faced significant challenges during the period of disruption caused by the pandemic, and we will take such individual circumstances into account during application review. Importantly, we will respect decisions regarding the adoption of Credit/No Credit and other grading options during this unprecedented period of COVID-19 disruption, whether they are made by institutions or by individual students. Our goal remains to form graduate student cohorts that are excellent and encompass a diversity of perspectives, backgrounds and experiences that enrich the graduate educational experience.


Admitted students: see our special instructions for submitting transcripts. We are aware of some school closings in areas impacted by the coronavirus outbreak, and that it may delay some courses of study as well as the reporting of official school documents. If you are impacted by this, please contact our office to request an extension: gradadmissions@stanford.edu. We will do our best to work with you and your department.


Winter Closure: The University observes Winter closure from Monday, December 14, 2020 through Friday, January 1, 2021. The Graduate Admissions office will not be monitoring email during this time.

Classics

Department of Classics, Attn: Admissions
450 Jane Stanford Way, Building 110
Stanford, CA 94305-2145
Phone: 
1 (650) 723-2581

Degrees for a Program

Application Deadline with Aid Application Deadline without Aidsort descending
PhD December 1, 2020

Writing sample (15-25 pages), CV and detailed list of your ancient and modern language skills.
Ancient language skills should be demonstrated with a reading list of original material, while modern language skills should be listed as Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, etc. Consult department web site for details.
GRE general test scores not required.

MA December 1, 2020

Writing sample (15-25 pages ), CV and detailed list of ancient and modern language skills.
Ancient language skills should be demonstrated with a reading list of original material, while modern language skills should be listed as Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, etc. Consult department web site for details.
GRE general test scores not required.