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University of California, Riverside

Department of Hispanic Studies

Riverside, CA

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Overview

University of California, Riverside / Department of Hispanic Studies is located in Riverside, CA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Spanish
Master of Arts (MA) Spanish

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 1

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Qualifying exams, 1 quarter of teaching experience

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

14
Applied
3
Accepted
3
Enrolled
21%

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 5th February 1st No
Winter deadline September 1st July 1st No
Spring deadline December 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 5
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

23
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 78.26%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 13%
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 (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Spanish literature of the sixteenth-, seventeenth- and twentieth-century; pre-Columbian and colonial Latin American literature; nineteenth- and twentieth-century Latin American literature
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 900 University Avenue
Riverside, CA  92521-0102
United States
Contact Dr. David E. Herzberger
Chair
Email: david.herzberger@ucr.edu
Phone: 951-827-5007 ext. 11462
Fax: 951-827-2160