A degree in history can provide a foundation for a wide variety of careers, including government service, teaching, law, politics, fundraising, writing, business and librarianship. The study of history allows students to look beyond the surface to understand, critically think, analyze and evaluate issues.

Typically a Bachelor of Arts(BA) in History will take three or four years, while a Master of Arts (MA) will take a further one or two years. Advanced courses like M.Phil and Ph.D can also be undertaken in any area of specialization.

Top Colleges 
Rank College/University Website Country
1 Harvard University https://www.harvard.edu/ United States
2 University of Cambridge https://www.cam.ac.uk/ United Kingdom
3 University of Oxford http://www.ox.ac.uk/ United Kingdom
4 Yale University https://www.yale.edu/ United States
5 University of California , Berkeley https://www.berkeley.edu/ United States
6 London school of Economics and Political Science http://www.lse.ac.uk/ United Kingdom
7 Stanford University https://www.stanford.edu/ United States
8 Columbia University https://www.columbia.edu/ United States
9 Princeton University https://www.princeton.edu/ United States
10 University of California,Los Angeles http://www.ucla.edu/ United States

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