Department of World Languages and Cultures College of Arts and Sciences American University

Department of World Languages and Cultures College of Arts and Sciences American University

Washington, DC
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
91%
9%
student ratio
57
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
96%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Certificate
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 17
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 15
    • * 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? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

96% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 27
    • Accepted 26
    • Acceptance Rate 96
    • Enrolled 19
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $55
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, writing sample, statement of purpose, transcripts, and 2 letters of recommendation, resume
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesbachelor's degree, statement of purpose, and transcripts, resume
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 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 awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students57
    • Female Percentage91%
    • Male Percentage9%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students57
    • Part-time Percentage47%
    • Full-time Percentage53%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino19%
    • Black / African American9%
    • White / Caucasian58%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown9%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty72
    • Full-time Percentage61%
    • Part-time Percentage39%
    • Female Percentage75%
    • Male Percentage25%

Location & Contact

Department of World Languages and Cultures

College of Arts and Sciences
American University

McCabe Hall 215 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8045
United States

Chip Gerfen

Chair

Phone: 202-885-2385
Fax: 202-885-1076
Email: gerfen@american.edu

Kathleen Clowery

Director of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 202-885-3621
Fax: 202-885-2429
Email: clowery@american.edu


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