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Department of African American Studies College of Liberal Arts Temple University

  • Philadelphia, PA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 60%40%
    student ratio
  • 35
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 48%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • African-American Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 5
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

48% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 31
    • Accepted 15
    • Acceptance Rate 48
    • Enrolled 8
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th December 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, 3 letters of recommendation; minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, MA in African American studies; 3 letters of recommendation; minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFederal Work-Study

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students35
    • Female Percentage60%
    • Male Percentage40%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students35
    • Part-time Percentage14%
    • Full-time Percentage86%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American84%
    • White / Caucasian0%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native3%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown7%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty10
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage60%
    • Male Percentage40%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAfrican history and civilization, contemporary political and cultural developments, identity, African diaspora history and culture
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of African American Studies

College of Liberal Arts
Temple University

1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6096
United States

Dr. Ama Mazama

Graduate Director

Phone: 215-204-1992
Fax: 215-204-5953
Email: afam@temple.edu

Ms. Tammy Abner

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 215-204-8491
Fax: 215-204-5953
Email: tammy.abner@temple@temple.edu



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