Application Information

Please join us for a graduate admissions open house, Wednesday, February 1, 2023, 3:30-4:30pm Arizona Time (5:30-6:30pm EST, 2:30-3:30pm PST), for an opportunity to learn more about the program, meet faculty members, and ask any questions you have. For a Zoom link, write to Dr. Courtney Friesen, Director of Graduate Studies, at

Students applying for admission* to the M.A. program must submit:

  • Application for Graduate Admission
  • Transcripts
  • At least two (2) letters of recommendation
  • Letter of intent (at least 750 words)
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores are optional

Applications for Fall 2023 are due February 15, 2023; the deadline for international students is January 15, 2023.

*For detailed information regarding departmental admissions requirements, click here.

For further information, please contact:

Associate Prof. Courtney Friesen, Director of Graduate Studies
Learning Services Building 220
Department of Religious Studies & Classics
The University of Arizona
1512 E. First St.
PO Box 210105
Tucson, AZ 85721-0105


For more information, please see our F.A.Q.:

Guidelines for the Master of Arts in Classics