To apply to the Humanities program, applicants must possess (at the time of enrollment):
- Educational Background: Bachelor's degree in any major from a regionally accredited institution.
- Cumulative G.P.A.: 3.0 or 2.5 (in a baccalaureate degree program) and GRE score, in one section of the test, in the upper 50th percentile. GRE scores are not required if your cumulative GPA is 3.0 or higher.
English Proficiency Requirements
The English language tests and minimum scores listed in the table below are accepted by CSUN for graduate applicants for Master of Arts in Humanities.
|Test Name and Website||Minimum Score Required for Graduate Students||Send Score Directly To CSUN|
|TOEFL - Test of English as a Foreign Language||— Internet Based score: 79
— Paper-based score: 550
|Use CSUN School Code 4707.|
|IELTS - International English Language Test System||6.5 or higher
||Have IELTS send a copy of your Test Report Form to CSUN.|
|PTE Academic - Pearson’s Test of English||58 or higher||Online through your PTE Academic Account|
Exception: If a graduate applicant has earned a bachelor's or master's degree from a college or university in the U.S., the TOEFL or other English language proficiency exam is not required.
If a graduate applicant has earned a bachelor's or master's degree from a college or university outside the U.S. where English is the principal language of instruction, the TOEFL or other English language proficiency exam is not required. Please note:
Admission to the University
Students must submit an online application to the program and be admitted prior to taking the first class in the program. Students are required to provide official transcripts from the required institutions of higher education.