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Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Miami / Department of Latin American and Caribbean Studies is located in Coral Gables, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Latin American studies

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required
Linguistic competency in Spanish or Portuguese, reading competency in a second Latin American language

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

22
Applied
10
Accepted
3
Enrolled
45%

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 February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

8
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.5%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 25%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 50%

Gender

Male (12%)
Female (87%)

Faculty

73
Total faculty
Full-time (69)
Part-time (4)
Male (49)
Female (24)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Literary, media, religious, visual and cultural studies; environment and tourism studies; US-Latin American Relations and drug trafficking; migration, globalization, and social movements; democratization, regime transitions, and citizenship
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 248025
Coral Gables, FL  33124
United States
Contact Dr. Lillian Manzor
Director, Degree Programs in Latin American Studies
Email: lmanzor@miami.edu
Phone: 305-284-2017
Fax: 305-284-2796