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Department of African and African-American Studies College of Liberal Arts and Sciences The University of Kansas

  • Lawrence , KS
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 50%50%
    student ratio
  • 12
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • May 1
    fall application deadline
  • 100%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • African Studies Graduate Certificate
    • African And African-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? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

100% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 10
    • Accepted 10
    • Acceptance Rate 100
    • Enrolled 6
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline May 1st May 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, all academic transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, and personal statement of purpose, writing sample
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students12
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students12
    • Part-time Percentage25%
    • Full-time Percentage75%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American36%
    • White / Caucasian45%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown10%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty16
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage38%
    • Male Percentage62%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAfrican theatre, YaKuur culture, interracial communication, African development and urban planning, African literature, Muslim women in West Africa, identity formation in African and Diasporan settings, African-American history, North African and Arab societies, civil rights, black urban communities
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of African and African-American Studies

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
The University of Kansas

1440 Jayhawk Boulevard Bailey Hall #9
Lawrence , KS 66045
United States

Dr. Peter Ukpokodu

Chair

Phone: 785-864-3054
Fax: 785-864-5330
Email: ukpokodu@ku.edu

Shawn Alexander

Graduate Director

Phone: 785-864-3054
Fax: 785-864-5330
Email: slalexan@ku.edu



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