Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program College of Liberal Arts and Sciences The University of Kansas

Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program College of Liberal Arts and Sciences The University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
50%
50%
student ratio
10
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
April 2
fall application deadline
57%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Central American And Mexican Studies Graduate Certificate
    • Brazilian Studies Graduate Certificate
    • Latin American Studies Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

57% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 7
    • Accepted 4
    • Acceptance Rate 57
    • Enrolled 2
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 2nd January 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 15th November 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.0, and references, writing sample
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, statement of interest, three letters of recommendation, and resume, writing sample (in English) of 10-20 pages
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableScholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students10
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students10
    • Part-time Percentage60%
    • Full-time Percentage40%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino44%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian44%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races11%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty5
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage20%
    • Male Percentage80%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchEconomic development and its environmental repercussions; national and popular cultures; indigenous peoples and their languages; social, cultural and environmental history; medical practice and anthropology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
The University of Kansas

1440 Jayhawk Boulevard 320 Bailey Hall
Lawrence, KS 66045
United States

Jill Kuhnheim

Director

Phone: 785-864-4213
Fax: 785-864-3800
Email: jskuhn@ku.edu

Peter Haney

Assistant Director, Graduate Admissions

Phone: 785-864-4213
Fax: 785-864-3800
Email: pchaney@ku.edu


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