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University of Florida

Center for Latin American Studies

Gainesville, FL

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Overview

University of Florida / Center for Latin American Studies is located in Gainesville, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
Master of Arts (MA) Latin American studies
(Certificate) Latin American studies
Master of Arts (MA) Tropical conservation and development
Master in Sustainable Development Practice (MDP) Sustainable development practice

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20
Applied
15
Accepted
11
Enrolled
75%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

23
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 30.43%
Black or African American 4.35%
White or Caucasian 43%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 8.7%

Gender

Male (30%)
Female (69%)

Faculty

100
Total faculty
Male (64)
Female (36)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Tropical conservation and development; ethnicity in the Americas, Brazil, and Cuba; North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,336,729

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 115530
Gainesville, FL  32611
United States
Contact Philip Williams PhD
Director
Email: pjw@latam.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-273-4702
Fax: 352-392-7682

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