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University of Memphis

Department of World Languages and Literatures

Memphis, TN

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Overview

University of Memphis / Department of World Languages and Literatures is located in Memphis, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Romance languages Spanish
Master of Arts (MA) Romance languages French

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4

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
2 Foreign Languages
Comp Exam Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8
Applied
6
Accepted
5
Enrolled
75%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 15th April 5th No
Spring deadline November 30th October 5th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Interview in language of concentration, writing sample, letter of intent, two letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 94

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

20
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 40%
Black or African American 5%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (15%)
Female (85%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Latin American studies, Brazilian culture and literature, modernity and postmodernity, Hispanic studies, French studies, French and Hispanic culture and literature, Hispanic linguistics, applied linguistics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 108 Jones Hall
Memphis, TN  38152
United States
Contact Dr. William Thompson
Chair
Email: wjthmpsn@memphis.edu
Phone: 901-678-2507

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