16
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

The University of North Carolina Wilmington / Department of World Languages and Cultures is located in Wilmington, NC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Spanish
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate) Hispanic studies

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12
Applied
9
Accepted
7
Enrolled
75%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 15th Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, 2 three- to five-minute recorded speaking samples (both in English and Spanish), writing sample (both in English and Spanish)
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

16
Total Graduate Students
62%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
37%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 31.25%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (25%)
Female (75%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time (15)
Part-time (0)
Male (8)
Female (7)

Location & Contact

Address 601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC  28403-3297
United States
Contact Dr. Derrick Miller
Interim Chair
Email: millerd@uncw.edu
Phone: 910-962-2538
Fax: 910-962-7712