38
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus / Department of American Studies is located in Minneapolis, MN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 7

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

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

82
Applied
8
Accepted
4
Enrolled
10%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Sample of written work, 3 letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

38
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.79%
Black or African American 5.26%
White or Caucasian 44%
American Indian or Alaska Native 13.16%
Asian 18.42%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time (9)
Part-time (0)
Male (3)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: American Indian history, nationalism/transnationalism, gender and sexuality, race and ethnicity
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 104 Scott Hall
72 Pleasant Street SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455
United States
Contact Kevin P. Murphy
Chair
Email: kpmurphy@umn.edu
Phone: 612-624-1658
Fax: 612-624-3858