26
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of California, Berkeley / Department of African American Studies is located in Berkeley, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

97
Applied
2
Enrolled

Applying

105
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

26
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 80.77%
White or Caucasian 11%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Black influence on U. S. foreign policy, black intellectuals, ethnic space in urban society, representation in museums of African-Americans and British Americans during slavery
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Berkeley, CA  94720
United States
Contact Email: afamchair@berkeley.edu
Phone: 510-642-6000