Back to Results
The University of Kansas

Department of African and African-American Studies

Lawrence, KS

Interested?

Interested in Department of African and African-American Studies? Admissions officers are waiting to hear from you!

Contact School
The University of Kansas

Overview

The University of Kansas / Department of African and African-American Studies is located in Lawrence, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Graduate Certificate) African studies
Master of Arts (MA) African and African-American studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7
Applied
7
Accepted
5
Enrolled
100%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements All academic transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, personal statement of purpose, writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

Calculator icon

Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 15

Student Body

10
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
90%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 30%
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 30%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (30%)
Female (70%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: African theatre, YaKuur culture, interracial communication, African development and urban planning, African literature, Muslim women in West Africa, identity formation in African and Diasporan settings, African-American history, North African and Arab societies, civil rights, black urban communities
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1440 Jayhawk Boulevard
Bailey Hall, Room 9
Lawrence, KS  66045
United States
Contact Dr. Lang Clarence
Chairperson
Email: celang@ku.edu
Phone: 785-864-3054