Graduate Programs in Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies 

This list of graduate programs is meant as a helpful guide and is not "official" or exhaustive. Institutions with doctoral programs may also offer a master's degree, graduate minors, certificates, or dual J.D./M.A.

Ph.D. Programs (U.S.)

Arizona State University, Gender Studies

Claremont Graduate University (Claremont, CA), Women's Studies in Religion

Emory University (Atlanta, GA), Women's Studies

Indiana University, Bloomington, Gender Studies

Ohio State University, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Oregon State University, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ), Women's and Gender Studies

Stony Brook University (Stony Brook, NY), Women's, Gender, and Sexuality studies

Texas Woman's University,  Multi-cultural Women's and Gender Studies

University of Arizona, Gender and Women's Studies

University of Buffalo, Global Gender Studies

University of California, Los Angeles, Gender Studies

University of California, Santa Barbara, Feminist Studies

University of California, Santa Cruz, Feminist Studies

University of Kansas, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

University of Kentucky, Women's Studies

University of Iowa, Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies

University of Maryland, Women's Studies

University of Michigan, joint programs in Women's Studies and English, History, or Psychology

University of Minnesota, Feminist Studies

University of Washington, Gender Studies

M.A. Programs (U.S.)

Brandeis University (Waltham, MA), Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Claremont Graduate University (Claremont, CA), interdisciplinary program in Applied Women's Studies

Clark Atlanta University (Atlanta, GA), Africana Women's Studies

DePaul University (Chicago, IL), Women's and Gender Studies

Eastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti, MI), Liberal Studies in Women's and Gender Studies (interdisciplinary)

Florida Atlantic University (Boca Raton, FL), Women's Studies

George Mason University (Fairfax, VA), Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Women and Gender Studies

George Washington University (Washington, DC), Women's Studies and Public Policy with a concentration in Women's Studies

Georgia State University (Atlanta, GA), Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Jewish Theological Seminary (New York, NY), Jewish Women's Studies

Loyola University, Chicago, Women's Studies

Minnesota State University, Women's Studies

Ohio State University (Columbus, OH), Women's Studies

San Diego State University, Women's Studies

San Francisco State University, Women's Studies

Sarah Lawrence College (Bronxville, NY), Women's History

Simmons College (Boston, MA), Gender/Cultural Studies

Southern Connecticut State University (New Haven, CT), Women's Studies

State University of New York, Albany, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Texas Woman's University (Denton), Multi-cultural Women's and Gender Studies

Towson University (Maryland), Women's and Gender Studies

University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa), Women's Studies

University of Cincinnati, Women's Studies

University of Florida, Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies

University of Illinois (Springfield), Women's Studies

University of Louisville, Women's and Gender Studies

University of North Carolina (Greensboro), Women's and Gender Studies

University of Northern Iowa (Cedar Falls), Women's Studies

University of South Florida (Tampa), Women's Studies

University of Texas (Austin), Women's and Gender Studies

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Gender and Women's Studies

 

Fellowship Opportunities

It's never too early or too late in your academic career to consider applying for a fellowship. Fellowships can offer funds for travel, research, study, or all three! Fellowships can range from short-term summer courses to multi-year graduate programs throughout the world.

Students interested in pursuing fellowships in Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies are encouraged to visit the Office of Fellowships website or make an appointment to meet with the Director of Fellowships by contacting Jill Graham in the Provost's Office. 

A list of many fellowship opportunities can also be downloaded from the link below.