Department of Bicultural and Bilingual Studies College of Education and Human Development The University of Texas at San Antonio

Department of Bicultural and Bilingual Studies College of Education and Human Development The University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
77%
23%
student ratio
139
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 1
fall application deadline
85%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Culture, Literacy, And Language Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Bicultural/Bilingual Studies Master of Arts (MA) [bicultural studies]
      Master of Arts (MA) [bicultural/bilingual education]
    • Teaching English As A Second Language Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 56
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • 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? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees

Admissions

85% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 71
    • Accepted 61
    • Acceptance Rate 85
    • Enrolled 33
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 1st April 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st September 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test if GPA does not meet criteria, bachelor's degree with 18 credit hours in field of study or in another appropriate field of study
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, resume or curriculum vitae, and 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

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 awardsApril 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students139
    • Female Percentage77%
    • Male Percentage23%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students139
    • Part-time Percentage76%
    • Full-time Percentage24%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino63%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian27%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty17
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage71%
    • Male Percentage29%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBilingual and ESL teacher preparation; transnational communities; applied linguistics; cultural studies; bilingualism, biliteracy and second language acquisition
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$8,034,069

Location & Contact

Department of Bicultural and Bilingual Studies

College of Education and Human Development
The University of Texas at San Antonio

One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249-0617
United States

Dr. Belinda Flores

Chair

Phone: 210-458-4426
Fax: 210-458-5962
Email: belinda.flores@utsa.edu

Rahnuma Islam

Student Development Specialist

Phone: 210-458-6619
Fax: 210-458-5576
Email: rahnuma.islam@utsa.edu


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