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University of South Florida

Department of Religious Studies

Tampa, FL

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University of South Florida

Overview

University of South Florida / Department of Religious Studies is located in Tampa, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE required, but no minimum specified
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7
Applied
3
Accepted
2
Enrolled
43%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 15th September 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE required, but no minimum specified
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, three letters of recommendation, 1-3 page personal statement of intellectual interest, writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

11
Total Graduate Students
27%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 18.18%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 45%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 9.09%

Gender

Male (63%)
Female (36%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biblical studies, Biblical archaeology, Christianity, Judaism, Mysticism, philosophy of religion, Buddhism, Daoism, Confucianism, Hinduism, Chinese medicine, Vedic religion, Hinduism, religion in culture and society, African religion, African-American religion, Afro-Caribbean religion
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL  33620-9951
United States
Contact Dr. Michael DeJonge
Professor and Chair
Email: mdejonge@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-1848

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