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La Salle University

Hispanic Institute

Philadelphia, PA

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Overview

La Salle University / Hispanic Institute is located in Philadelphia, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Translation and interpretation
Master of Arts (MA) Teaching English to speakers of other languages
(Certificate) Translation: English/Spanish-Spanish/English
(Certificate) Interpretation: English/Spanish-Spanish/English
(Certificate) ESL program specialist
Master of Arts (MA) Bilingual/bicultural studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Other Advanced Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, MAT, or GMAT
1 Foreign Language
Project or thesis

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

24
Applied
19
Accepted
11
Enrolled
79%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 15th July 15th Yes
Spring deadline December 15th November 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE, MAT, or GMAT
Master's Degree Requirements Professional resume; two letters of recommendation
Additional Entrance Requirements Professional resume; two letters of recommendation; evidence of an advanced level in Spanish

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards August 31
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

38
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 26.32%
Black or African American 18.42%
White or Caucasian 39%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.63%
Asian 2.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5.26%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (71%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time - 2
Part-time - 5
Male (5)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Puerto Rican literature, cross-cultural communication, English as a second language methodology, Spanish language
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19141-1199
United States
Contact Guadalupe Da Costa Montesinos
Director
Email: montesin@lasalle.edu
Phone: 215-951-1209
Fax: 215-991-3506

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