Department of Portuguese College of Arts and Sciences University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Department of Portuguese College of Arts and Sciences University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

North Dartmouth, MA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
79%
21%
student ratio
14
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
77%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Luso-Afro Brazilian Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Portuguese Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • 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

77% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 9
    • Accepted 7
    • Acceptance Rate 77
    • Enrolled 4
  • 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 February 1st January 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 15th October 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE (recommended), statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, 3 letters of recommendation, and official transcripts, writing samples in Portuguese (minimum of 10 pages)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE (recommended), statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, 3 letters of recommendation, and official transcripts, scholarly writing sample (minimum of 10 pages)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 500 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students14
    • Female Percentage79%
    • Male Percentage21%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students14
    • Part-time Percentage36%
    • Full-time Percentage64%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino50%
    • Black / African American20%
    • White / Caucasian20%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown10%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty7
    • Full-time Percentage71%
    • Part-time Percentage29%
    • Female Percentage43%
    • Male Percentage57%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchTranslation studies, literature in Luso-Afro-Brazilian studies, literary and cultural theory, gender studies, studies in ethnicity and migration, bi-and multilingualism
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$32,000

Location & Contact

Department of Portuguese

College of Arts and Sciences
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300
United States

Victor Mendes

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 508-999-8338
Fax: 508-910-9272
Email: vmendes@umassd.edu

Steven Briggs

Director of Marketing and Recruitment for Graduate Studies

Phone: 508-999-8604
Fax: 508-999-8183
Email: graduate@umassd.edu


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