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University of Michigan

Department of American Culture

Ann Arbor, MI

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Overview

University of Michigan / Department of American Culture is located in Ann Arbor, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (AM)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Preliminary exams, field exams, oral defense of dissertation

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

108
Applied
10
Accepted
6
Enrolled
9%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Requirements Sample of written work

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$45,400
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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits

Student Body

37
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 24.32%
Black or African American 21.62%
White or Caucasian 24%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.7%
Asian 21.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.7%

Gender

Male (32%)
Female (67%)

Faculty

41
Total faculty
Full-time - 37
Part-time - 4
Male (18)
Female (23)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cultural studies, ethnic studies, American culture methodology, literature, history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 505 South State Street
3700 Haven Hall
Ann Arbor, MI  48109-1045
United States
Contact Alexandra Stern
Chair
Email: ac.inq@umich.edu
Phone: 734-763-1460
Fax: 734-936-1967

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