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Cornell University

Field of African and African-American Studies

Ithaca, NY

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Overview

Cornell University / Field of African and African-American Studies is located in Ithaca, NY, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Africana studies
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) African-American studies
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) African studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (recommended)
Thesis Required

Admissions

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 10th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (recommended)
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, personal statement, writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 77

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 0
Male (12)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: African-American literature, art, cinema and theater; African-American politics and public policy; African history, politics and art; Caribbean politics and Africana diaspora
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 144 East Avenue
Ithaca, NY  14853
United States
Contact Director of Graduate Studies
Phone: 607-255-4625
Fax: 607-255-0784

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