48
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Hispanic linguistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Hispanic and Lusophone literatures, cultures and linguistics
Master of Arts (MA) Hispanic literature
Master of Arts (MA) Lusophone literature

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
2 Foreign Languages
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

44
Applied
11
Accepted
6
Enrolled
25%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 5th January 5th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Samples of written work, 3 letters of recommendation, voice sample, statement of purpose
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Samples of written work, 3 letters of recommendation, voice sample, statement of purpose
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 5
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

48
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 31.25%
Black or African American 6.25%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time (12)
Part-time (3)
Male (7)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Sociohistorical approaches to literature and culture, feminist studies, literary theory, ideologies and literature, pragmatics and sociolinguistics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 100 Church Street, SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455-0213
United States
Contact Ana Paula Ferreira
Department Chair
Email: apferrei@umn.edu
Phone: 612-625-3834
Fax: 612-625-3549