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University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

Buffalo, NY

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Overview

University at Buffalo, the State University of New York / Department of Romance Languages and Literatures is located in Buffalo, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Spanish
Master of Arts (MA) French
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Spanish
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) French

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

24
Applied
14
Accepted
7
Enrolled
58%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 31st December 31st Yes
Spring deadline October 30th September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 31
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

36
Total Graduate Students
25%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.67%
Black or African American 8.33%
White or Caucasian 38%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.56%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (25%)
Female (75%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 6
Male (9)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Romance linguistics, cultural studies, literary studies, literature, philosophy and poetry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 910 Clemens Hall
Buffalo, NY  14260-4620
United States
Contact Dr. Elizabeth Scarlett
Professor of Spanish/Department Chair
Email: scarlett@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-645-0873
Fax: 716-645-5981

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