34
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Temple University / Department of African American Studies is located in Philadelphia, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 4
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

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Oral and written qualifying exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

27
Applied
11
Accepted
8
Enrolled
41%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation; minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements MA in African American studies; 3 letters of recommendation; minimum GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15

Student Body

34
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
79%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 76.47%
White or Caucasian 5%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.88%
Unknown 2.94%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time (7)
Part-time (5)
Male (9)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: African history and civilization, contemporary political and cultural developments, identity, African diaspora history and culture
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19122-6096
United States
Contact Dr. Ama Mazama
Graduate Director
Email: afam@temple.edu
Phone: 215-204-1992
Fax: 215-204-5953