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The University of Alabama

Department of Gender and Race Studies

Tuscaloosa, AL

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The University of Alabama

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Women's studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5

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 Entrance Exam MAT or GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

13
Applied
11
Accepted
8
Enrolled
85%

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 March 7th March 7th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam MAT or GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

21
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.76%
Black or African American 61.9%
White or Caucasian 33%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

5
Total faculty
Full-time - 5
Part-time - 0
Male (2)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Black feminist theory, African-American women's discursive practices, black women's leadership, feminist theory, queer theory
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 870213
Tuscaloosa, AL  35487
United States
Contact Dr. Utz McKnight
Chair
Email: umcknigh@bama.ua.edu
Phone: 205-348-5528

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