Department of World Languages and Cultures College of Arts and Sciences American University

Department of World Languages and Cultures College of Arts and Sciences American University

Washington, DC
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
86%
14%
student ratio
56
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
51%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Russian Certificate [translation]
    • Spanish: Latin American Studies Certificate [translation]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Spanish: Latin American studies]
    • French Certificate [translation]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 13
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 3
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees

Admissions

51% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 83
    • Accepted 43
    • Acceptance Rate 51
    • Enrolled 17
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $80
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, writing sample
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesbachelor's degree
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • Tuition *
    • Student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$430.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students56
    • Female Percentage86%
    • Male Percentage14%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students56
    • Part-time Percentage57%
    • Full-time Percentage43%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino21%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian38%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown35%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty78
    • Full-time Percentage55%
    • Part-time Percentage45%
    • Female Percentage72%
    • Male Percentage28%

Location & Contact

Department of World Languages and Cultures

College of Arts and Sciences
American University

McCabe Hall 215 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8045
United States

Chip Gerfen

Chair

Phone: 202-885-2385
Fax: 202-885-1076
Email: gerfen@american.edu

Kathleen Clowery

Director of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 202-885-3621
Fax: 202-885-1505
Email: clowery@american.edu


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