92
Students
Small town
Small Town
Setting
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Department of Literatures and Cultural Studies

Overview

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley / Department of Literatures and Cultural Studies is located in Edinburg, TX, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) English
Master of Arts (MA) Spanish

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 32

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

26
Applied
26
Accepted
22
Enrolled
100%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline September 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 15

Student Body

92
Total Graduate Students
84%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
15%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 92.39%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 2%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.26%

Gender

Male (25%)
Female (75%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time (11)
Part-time (0)
Male (5)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Oral vs. literary culture, Borderland literature, Mexican-American literature, topics in British and American literature, discourse analysis
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1201 West University Drive
Edinburg, TX  78539
United States
Contact Steve Wilson
Interim Chair
Email: steve.wilson@utrgv.edu
Phone: 956-381-2011