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University of Louisville

Department of Pan-African Studies

Louisville, KY

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Overview

University of Louisville / Department of Pan-African Studies is located in Louisville, KY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Social Work/Master of Arts (MSSW/MA)
Master of Arts (MA) African and Diaspora studies
Master of Arts (MA) African-American studies

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

18
Applied
10
Accepted
6
Enrolled
56%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th May 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 15th November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 3

Student Body

25
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4%
Black or African American 80%
White or Caucasian 0%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 12%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 2
Male (6)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: African popular culture, black male identity development, education and retention, contemporary politics in Nigeria, poverty in the Caribbean
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
72,938

Location & Contact

Address 445 Strickler Hall
Louisville, KY  40292
United States
Contact Dr. Ricky L. Jones
Chair
Email: ricky.jones@louisville.edu
Phone: 502-852-0027

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