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Information for Prospective Students

Applications to Ph.D. programs are Brown University are submitted to, and managed through, the Graduate School. For general information on the process of applying, explore the Admission section of the Graduate School website. The specific requirements for applications to Archaeology and the Ancient World can be viewed on the Graduate School's program page.

The GRE Department Code for Archaeology and the Ancient World is 1702, and the Institution code for Brown University is 3094. Our TOEFL Institution code is 3094 Brown University, and the departmental code is 11 Archaeology. The GRE is required for all applicants, and the TOEFL is required for all international applicants whose native language is not English. Although no minimum GRE score is required for admission, successful applicants tend to have very competitive test scores, as well as demonstrated fieldwork experience, compelling research interests, and strong transcripts.

Applications for admission in Fall 2015 are due on January 4, 2015.

The program requirements for the Ph.D. in Archaeology and the Ancient World are detailed on the Graduate Program Requirements page of this website. For immediate questions on the program, contact the Joukowsky Institute by sending an email to joukowsky_institute@brown.edu or call (401) 863-3188.

Questions about the application process should be directed to the Graduate School.