Department of Literatures and Cultural Studies College of Liberal Arts The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Department of Literatures and Cultural Studies College of Liberal Arts The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Edinburg, TX
location
Public
type
Small
setting
60%
40%
student ratio
55
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
Not Reported
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Spanish Master of Arts (MA) [Spanish ]
    • English Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 15
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied Not Reported
    • Accepted Not Reported
    • Acceptance Rate Not Reported
    • Enrolled Not Reported
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 1st Not Reported Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 15
    • Types of financial support availableFederal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students55
    • Female Percentage60%
    • Male Percentage40%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students55
    • Part-time Percentage65%
    • Full-time Percentage35%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino62%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian33%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty17
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage35%
    • Male Percentage65%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchOral vs. literary culture, Borderland literature, Mexican-American literature, topics in British and American literature, discourse analysis
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Literatures and Cultural Studies

College of Liberal Arts
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

1201 West University Drive
Edinburg, TX 78539
United States

Dr. Steven Schneider

Director

Phone: 956-380-8775
Email: schneiders@panam.edu

Dr. Douglas LaPrade

Graduate Adviser

Phone: 956-380-8712
Fax: 956-381-3423
Email: dlaprade@utpa.edu


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