Yale University, based in New Haven, Connecticut offers a fully funded PhD in American Studies. Students in the Ph.D. program earn the M.A. en route to the doctorate. American Studies offers a broad-ranging curriculum to introduce students to critical scholarship and methods from multiple disciplines. Students accepted into the doctoral program are fully funded for five years through a combination of tuition, teaching, and fellowships. Health insurance and a stipend are also provided to all matriculating doctoral students.