Back to Results
The University of Texas at San Antonio

Department of Bicultural and Bilingual Studies

San Antonio, TX

Interested?

Interested in Department of Bicultural and Bilingual Studies? Admissions officers are waiting to hear from you!

Get More Info
The University of Texas at San Antonio

Overview

The University of Texas at San Antonio / Department of Bicultural and Bilingual Studies is located in San Antonio, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Culture, literacy, and language
Master of Arts (MA) Teaching English as a second language
Master of Arts (MA) Bicultural and bilingual studies Bicultural and bilingual education
Master of Arts (MA) Bicultural and bilingual studies Bicultural studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 34
Doctoral Degrees 13
Other Advanced Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

64
Applied
51
Accepted
28
Enrolled
80%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th March 15th No
Spring deadline October 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree with 18 credit hours in field of study or in another appropriate field of study
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Resume or curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, master's degree

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

Calculator icon

Financial Support

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

Student Body

122
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 59.02%
Black or African American 1.64%
White or Caucasian 20%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.82%
Unknown 9.02%

Gender

Male (20%)
Female (79%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 0
Male (2)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Bilingual and ESL teacher preparation; transnational communities; applied linguistics; cultural studies; bilingualism, biliteracy and second language acquisition
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,246

Location & Contact

Address One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX  78249-0617
United States
Contact Dr. Patricia Sanchez
Chair
Email: patricia.sanchez@utsa.edu
Phone: 210-458-4426
Fax: 210-458-5962

×