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Master of Historic Preservation Admission Guidelines

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To be considered for fall admission and all forms of financial aid, an application must be complete by March 1.  Applications received after this date will be considered for admission, but financial aid may be limited.

The following are required to apply to the MHP program:

1: Transcripts from all higher education institutions attended. Applicants must have obtained a baccalaureate degree from a fully accredited U.S. institution of higher learning or from a recognized foreign institution.

2: Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores should be sent directly to the Graduate School from the Educational Testing Service (ETS). The institutional code for the University of Kentucky is 1837.

3: Three letters of recommendation. Letters from persons familiar with the applicant’s academic ability and aptitude for graduate study are preferred. Note: The application requests contact information for three recommenders. Once your application is submitted, the university will contact each person identified and ask that they submit their recommendations directly to the Graduate School. You can log into the online system at any time to see who has submitted a recommendation.

4: A personal statement describing your interests in historic preservation and the reasons you wish to earn a MHP (2,000 words maximum).

5: A writing sample or portfolio. If submitting a writing sample, an analytic essay intended for an academic audience is preferred.

6: A resume or curriculum vitae.

For more information about applying to the Graduate School, see http://gradschool.uky.edu/application-process