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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Department of World Languages and Cultures

Las Vegas, NV

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Overview

University of Nevada, Las Vegas / Department of World Languages and Cultures is located in Las Vegas, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) Spanish translation
Master of Arts (MA) Hispanic studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 0
Other Advanced Degrees 0

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Final research project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2
Applied
2
Accepted
100%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline November 15th October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; 2 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

11
Total Graduate Students
18%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 63.64%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 9%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 9.09%

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (54%)

Faculty

5
Total faculty
Full-time - 5
Part-time - 0
Male (1)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Spanish golden age literature; female writers of Mexico and Spain; translation studies; Mexican cultural studies; linguistics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 455047
Las Vegas, NV  89154-5047
United States
Contact Dr. Susan Byrne
Chair/Professor
Email: wlc.chair@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-3464
Fax: 702-895-1226

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