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University of Illinois at Chicago

Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies

Chicago, IL

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University of Illinois at Chicago

Overview

University of Illinois at Chicago / Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Hispanic linguistics

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Departmental qualifying exam

Admissions

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75, undergraduate major 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 March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

60
Total Graduate Students
25%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
75%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 30%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 28%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.67%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (31%)
Female (68%)

Faculty

33
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 10
Male (7)
Female (26)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Linguistic competence of bilingual speakers as a window to understanding the human faculty of language, neurocognitive processing of language among different speakers and learners, how languages are used within their social contexts
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 601 South Morgan Street
Chicago, IL  60607-7128
United States
Contact Prof. Luis Lopez
Professor/Head of the Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies
Email: luislope@uic.edu
Phone: 312-413-2646