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Graduate Admissions - Important Info

Stanford's graduate application is now live.

Our department offers both an MA and a PhD in Classics. The deadline to apply is 11:59pm PST on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 for admission to the incoming class of 2021.

Please note that we will not be accepting students into the Classical Archaeology track for this application cycle.

We encourage applicants to consider applying to the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program. This requires a separate application that is due on October 14, 2020.

Points of View: Why Classics?

The Lorenz Eitner Lectures on Classical Art and Culture

Made possible through the generosity of Peter and Lindsay Joost, the Eitner Lectures on Classical Art and Culture aim to publicize Classics and Classical scholarship to a wider public. The lecture series was established in honor of the late Lorenz Eitner, renowned scholar, teacher and writer. The date and lecturer of the next Eitner Lecture are:

April 2020 - CANCELLED and being rescheduled for 2021
Phiroze Vasunia

Stanford Classics Early Career Visiting Fellows

Dr. Ben Russell

In 2013 the department established this program to support outstanding early-career Classicists. Dr. Ben Russell joined us for the 18-19 academic year.

Alumni and Friends of Classics