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The University of Kansas

Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program

Lawrence, KS

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Overview

The University of Kansas / Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program is located in Lawrence, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Graduate Certificate) Central American and Mexican studies
Master of Arts (MA) Latin American studies
(Graduate Certificate) Brazilian studies
(Graduate Certificate) Latin American and Caribbean studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 0
Other Advanced Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3
Applied
3
Accepted
1
Enrolled
100%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
85
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st January 15th No
Spring deadline November 15th October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; three letters of recommendation; 10-page writing sample, preferably in one of the social sciences or humanities; resume; language proficiency in either Spanish or Portuguese

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

2
Total Graduate Students
50%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (100%)
Female (0%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: New migration studies; analysis and implementation of sustainable rural water projects in the developing world; develop research collaborations involving institutions in Campinas, S&nao Paulo in Brazil
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1440 Jayhawk Boulevard
320 Bailey Hall
Lawrence, KS  66045
United States
Contact Santa Arias
Chair
Email: sarias@ku.edu
Phone: 785-864-1131

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