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University of Louisville

Department of Women's and Gender Studies

Louisville, KY

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University of Louisville

Overview

University of Louisville / Department of Women's and Gender Studies is located in Louisville, KY.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
(Certificate)
Master of Science in Social Work/Master of Arts (MSSW/MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4

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 Thesis Alternate accepted

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3
Applied
3
Accepted
1
Enrolled
100%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th July 16th Yes
Spring deadline December 5th November 5th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Undergraduate degree; two letters of recommendation; writing sample; letter of intent

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 15
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

16
Total Graduate Students
31%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
68%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 12.5%
White or Caucasian 81%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.25%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (18%)
Female (81%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 6

Research

Focus of faculty research: History of gender/sexualities/social justice, gender in popular culture/media/literature/music, black feminisms/black lesbian studies/queer studies, girl cultures, feminism and art
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
67,720

Location & Contact

Address Gardiner Hall 331
Louisville, KY  40292
United States
Contact Dr. Diane Pecknold
Chairperson
Email: depeck01@louisville.edu
Phone: 502-852-1254