Department of African American Studies College of Liberal Arts Temple University

Department of African American Studies College of Liberal Arts Temple University

Philadelphia, PA
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
50%
50%
student ratio
34
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
40%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • African-American Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 4
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
    • Doctoral Degrees 1 Foreign Language, Thesis Required and oral and written qualifying exams
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

40% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 27
    • Accepted 11
    • Acceptance Rate 40
    • Enrolled 8
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th December 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, 3 letters of recommendation; minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, MA in African American studies; 3 letters of recommendation; minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFederal Work-Study

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students34
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students34
    • Part-time Percentage21%
    • Full-time Percentage79%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American76%
    • White / Caucasian6%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown or International Student15%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty12
    • Full-time Percentage58%
    • Part-time Percentage42%
    • Female Percentage25%
    • Male Percentage75%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAfrican history and civilization, contemporary political and cultural developments, identity, African diaspora history and culture
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of African American Studies

College of Liberal Arts
Temple University

1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6096
United States

Dr. Ama Mazama

Graduate Director

Phone: 215-204-1992
Fax: 215-204-5953
Email: afam@temple.edu

Ms. Tammey Abner

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 215-204-8491
Fax: 215-204-5953
Email: tammy.abner@temple.edu


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