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University of California, Santa Barbara

Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Santa Barbara, CA

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University of California, Santa Barbara

Overview

University of California, Santa Barbara / Department of Spanish and Portuguese is located in Santa Barbara, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts/Doctor of Philosophy (MA/PhD)
Master of Arts (MA) Hispanic linguistics
Master of Arts (MA) Luso-Brazilian literature
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Hispanic languages and literatures European medieval studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Hispanic languages and literatures Feminist studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Hispanic languages and literatures Hispanic literature
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Hispanic languages and literatures Hispanic linguistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Hispanic languages and literatures Luso-Brazilian literature
Master of Arts (MA) Spanish or Spanish-American literature

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
2 Foreign Languages
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

21
Applied
11
Accepted
9
Enrolled
52%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
110
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

26
Total Graduate Students
34%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 23.08%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 23%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 15.38%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 0
Male (7)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nineteenth-century Spanish and Portuguese literature, Spanish and Spanish-American literature, nineteenth- and twentieth-century Portuguese and Brazilian literatures, Hispanic linguistics, Catalan language and culture
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4206 Phelps Hall
Santa Barbara, CA  93106-4150
United States
Contact Prof. Leo Cabranes-Grant
Chair
Email: cabranes@spanport.ucsb.edu
Phone: 805-893-2654
Fax: 805-893-8341

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