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University of Miami

Program in Latin American Studies

Coral Gables , FL

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University of Miami

Overview

University of Miami / Program in Latin American 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

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
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

Exam Details
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
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.5%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 25%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
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

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