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Bryn Mawr College
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Degree Programs


History of Art

History of Art

Bryn Mawr's Department of History of Art offers doctoral degrees in all areas of Western art history from late antiquity through the present, including film. The College has been cited as one of a few influential institutions that helped establish art history's place in the American academy. With roughly 35 graduate students enrolled each academic year, History of Art is the one of the largest graduate programs at Bryn Mawr.


Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology

The Department of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology is a fully supported graduate program at Bryn Mawr which traces its origins to the founding of the College in 1885. The graduate curriculum, which stresses both breadth and depth of study, has prepared students for successful careers in a variety of fields, including teaching, research, publishing, and work in museums and foundations.


Greek, Latin and Classical Studies

The Greek, Latin and Classical Studies Department is home to a lively community of graduate students who are interested in various aspects of the civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome; and its name is known to classicists worldwide through the Bryn Mawr Classical Review. In addition, Bryn Mawr's Classics collection, housed in the newly built Rhys Carpenter library, is one of the best in the country.




Since the founding of Bryn Mawr in 1885, the Department of Chemistry has offered programs leading to the Ph.D. degree. The graduate program in chemistry is designed to prepare students for professional careers in research and teaching by providing them with a sound background in modern chemistry.



Bryn Mawr's Graduate Program in Mathematics occupies a special niche in the mathematics education community in the United States. We offer university-quality research training that leads to the Ph.D. degree in the supportive environment of a liberal arts college. For students interested in a well-rounded training that includes serious attention to teaching as well as research, Bryn Mawr is an excellent alternative to the large research-oriented universities.



The Physics Graduate Program at Bryn Mawr College offers graduate students academic excellence, exciting research opportunities and competitive financial support in a distinctive environment where shared intellectual work thrives in a liberal arts college setting. We offer a Ph.D. program in both experimental and theoretical research specialties. Our small size allows students and faculty members to work together closely and for formal graduate course work to be handled in small tutorials, which can be tailored to the needs of the students.