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The University of Alabama

Department of Modern Languages and Classics

Tuscaloosa, AL

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Overview

The University of Alabama / Department of Modern Languages and Classics is located in Tuscaloosa, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Romance languages
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Romance languages
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) French
Master of Arts (MA) Spanish
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) French and Spanish
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Spanish
Master of Arts (MA) German
Master of Arts (MA) French

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 3
Other Advanced Degrees 0

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
Preliminary exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

19
Applied
17
Accepted
11
Enrolled
89%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 6th January 15th Yes
Spring deadline December 5th June 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, writing sample
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, writing sample

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards July 14
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

45
Total Graduate Students
22%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.56%
Black or African American 11.11%
White or Caucasian 44%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.44%
Unknown 2.22%

Gender

Male (55%)
Female (44%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 0
Male (9)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Non-English literature, linguistics, culture, film
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 206 Student Services Center
Tuscaloosa, AL  35487
United States
Contact Dr. Douglas Lightfoot
Department Chair
Email: lightfoot@ua.edu
Phone: 205-348-5059

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