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Florida Atlantic University

Department of Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature

Boca Raton, FL

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Florida Atlantic University

Overview

Florida Atlantic University / Department of Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature is located in Boca Raton, FL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) French
Master of Arts (MA) Spanish
Master of Arts (MA) Comparative literature
Master of Arts (MA) Linguistics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 19

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

42
Applied
25
Accepted
18
Enrolled
60%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st February 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 1st July 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 61
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

41
Total Graduate Students
39%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
60%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 24.39%
Black or African American 12.2%
White or Caucasian 31%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (24%)
Female (75%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 0
Male (8)
Female (13)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Modern European studies, modern Latin America, medieval Europe
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL  33431-0991
United States
Contact Dr. Marcella Munson
Chair
Email: mmunson@fau.edu
Phone: 561-297-2118
Fax: 561-297-2756