Master of Arts in Humanities Application

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I. Applicant
If Different from Current
Preferred Telephone
Intended Enrollment Date
II. Demographics
Optional Information: This information, if you choose to provide it, will not be used in a discriminatory manner
III. Education
List all of the colleges that you have attended starting with the most current and the major and degrees earned at each as well as dates attended
IV. Personal
Applicant's Signature
My signature below indicates that all information provided on my application is correct and complete. I understand that falsification my result in the disqualification of my application.



Additional Application Requirements

The following materials will complete the application process:

  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate colleges and universities
  • A fifteen to twenty page writing sample representative of work in a traditional humanities field
  • Two letters of recommendation from faculty familiar with your academic work within a traditional humanities field or one approved by the program director at Wilson College. In situations where a student has been away from academic study for at least ten years, he/she should consult the program director to identify who could best recommend the applicant for admission to the program
  • A resume or curriculum vita.


Note: A personal interview with the Director of the M.A. in Humanities program may be required of any applicant.



Mailing Address

All application materials are to be mailed to the following address:

Wilson College

Office of Admissions - Norland Hall

1015 Philadelphia Avenue

Chambersburg, PA 17201


For questions, contact Program Director Dr. Michael G. Cornelius at