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Department of African Languages and Literature College of Letters and Science University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • Madison, WI
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 50%50%
    student ratio
  • 24
    total students
  • $10,728 | $24,054
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 80%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • African Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 1
    • 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

80% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 15
    • Accepted 12
    • Acceptance Rate 80
    • Enrolled 8
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $45
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesBA in African language and literature
    • Doctoral's DegreesMA in African language and literature
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$10,728
    • Out-of-state tuition *$24,054
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,111.00
    • 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 awardsNovember 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students24
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students24
    • Part-time Percentage25%
    • Full-time Percentage75%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American21%
    • White / Caucasian74%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty11
    • Full-time Percentage91%
    • Part-time Percentage9%
    • Female Percentage36%
    • Male Percentage64%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchOral traditions, language pedagogy, stylistics, sociolinguistics, literary criticism
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of African Languages and Literature

College of Letters and Science
University of Wisconsin-Madison

500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1380
United States

Magadalena Hauner

Dustin Cowell

Admissions Chair

Phone: 608-262-2487
Fax: 608-265-4151
Email: afrlang@macc.wisc.edu



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