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

  • Lawrence, KS
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 58%42%
    student ratio
  • 24
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 1
    fall application deadline
  • 78%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • American Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Urban Planning/Master of Arts (MUP/MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 4
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

78% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 14
    • Accepted 11
    • Acceptance Rate 78
    • Enrolled 4
  • 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 December 1st December 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline May 1st May 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, Official transcripts from each college and post-secondary institution attended (whether or not you earned a degree), statement of academic objectives, resume or curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and sample of written academic work,
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesGRE, Official transcripts from each college and post-secondary institution attended (whether or not you earned a degree), statement of academic objectives, resume or curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and sample of written academic work,
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 21
    • Types of financial support availableFederal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students24
    • Female Percentage58%
    • Male Percentage42%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students24
    • Part-time Percentage17%
    • Full-time Percentage83%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian90%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty12
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage42%
    • Male Percentage58%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAfrican-American history, community, and religion; jazz, improvisation, and performance; Mexican-American culture and politics; ethnography, oral and social history; literature and theory
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of American Studies

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
The University of Kansas

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

Dr. Henry Bial

Chair

Phone: 785-864-4011
Fax: 785-864-5772
Email: hbial@ku.edu

Benjamin Chappell

Graduate Director

Phone: 785-864-4011
Fax: 785-864-5772
Email: bchap@ku.edu



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