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The University of Alabama

Department of American Studies

Tuscaloosa, AL

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Overview

The University of Alabama / Department of American Studies is located in Tuscaloosa, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6

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 or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

18
Applied
12
Accepted
9
Enrolled
67%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 30th November 30th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE or MAT

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 January 10
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

13
Total Graduate Students
30%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
69%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 30.77%
White or Caucasian 61%
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 (46%)
Female (53%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 0
Male (7)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Social and cultural history, popular music and popular culture, African-American arts and education, the culture and environment of the South, gender and sexuality, Asian-American studies, sports, Latino Studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Tuscaloosa, AL  35487
United States
Contact Dr. Lynne M. Adrian
Chair and Associate Professor
Email: ladrian@ua.edu
Phone: 205-348-5940
Fax: 205-348-9766