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University of Massachusetts Amherst

Program in Spanish and Portuguese Studies

Amherst, MA

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Overview

University of Massachusetts Amherst / Program in Spanish and Portuguese Studies is located in Amherst, MA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Teaching Spanish
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Hispanic literatures, cultures and linguistics
Master of Arts (MA) Hispanic literatures, cultures and linguistics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 3

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
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

55
Applied
16
Accepted
11
Enrolled
29%

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 February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Sample academic term paper
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Sample academic term paper

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

47
Total Graduate Students
36%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
63%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 19.15%
Black or African American 2.13%
White or Caucasian 21%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.13%

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 0
Male (8)
Female (5)

Location & Contact

Address Amherst, MA  01003
United States
Contact Dr. Albert Lloret
Graduate Program Director
Phone: 413-545-0544
Fax: 413-545-3178