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St. John's University

Department of Languages and Literatures

Queens, NY

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Overview

St. John's University / Department of Languages and Literatures is located in Queens, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Spanish

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7
Applied
6
Accepted
5
Enrolled
86%

Applying

70
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, transcripts, resume, personal statement, 24 prerequisite credits in history

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

15
Total Graduate Students
40%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
60%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 53.33%
Black or African American 6.67%
White or Caucasian 33%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 6.67%

Gender

Male (13%)
Female (86%)

Faculty

48
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 33
Male (25)
Female (23)

Research

Focus of faculty research: North American Spanish literature; medieval, Renaissance and Golden Century Spanish literature; Contemporary Latin American literature
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY  11439
United States
Contact Dr. Alina Camacho-Gingerich
Chair
Email: camachoa@stjohns.edu
Phone: 718-990-1932