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Brown University

Department of Hispanic Studies

Providence, RI

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Overview

Brown University / Department of Hispanic Studies is located in Providence, RI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

51
Applied
5
Accepted
3
Enrolled
10%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 2nd January 2nd Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements To earn the M.A., students must complete a "major paper," take 8 courses, and show competency in another language besides Spanish or English
Doctoral Degree Requirements A dissertation proposal and dissertation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 2
Types of financial support available Fellowships

Student Body

17
Total Graduate Students
47%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 52.94%
Black or African American 5.88%
White or Caucasian Not Reported
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 11.76%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (23%)
Female (76%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 0
Male (2)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: 20th-century Latin American literature and culture, 20th-century Peninsular Spanish literature and culture, Medieval Spanish literature and culture, Early Modern Spanish literature and Culture, Colonial and 19th-century Spanish literature and culture
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address One Prospect Street
Providence, RI  02912
United States
Contact Laura R. Bass
Chair
Email: laura_bass@brown.edu
Phone: 401-8632569

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