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University of New Mexico

Program in Language, Literacy and Sociocultural Studies

Albuquerque, NM

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Overview

University of New Mexico / Program in Language, Literacy and Sociocultural Studies is located in Albuquerque, NM.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Educational linguistics
Master of Arts (MA) Bilingual education
Master of Arts (MA) Educational thought and sociocultural studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Literacy/language arts
Master of Arts (MA) American Indian education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Bilingual education
Master of Arts (MA) Literacy/language arts
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Educational thought and sociocultural studies
Master of Arts (MA) TESOL
Master of Arts (MA) Social studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) TESOL

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 36
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Research skills

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

61
Applied
23
Accepted
23
Enrolled
38%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No
Spring deadline September 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Letter of intent, 3 letters of recommendation, resume, BA/BS, department demographic form, transcripts
Doctoral Degree Requirements Writing sample, letter of intent, 3 letters of recommendation, resume, BA/BS, MA, department demographic form, transcripts

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 Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

185
Total Graduate Students
69%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
30%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 30.27%
Black or African American 3.78%
White or Caucasian 24%
American Indian or Alaska Native 8.11%
Asian 4.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.24%
Unknown 1.62%

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 4
Male (6)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: School reform, professional development, history of education, Native American education, politics of education, feminism and issues of sexual identity, critical race theory, bilingualism, literacy reading, adolescent literature, second language acquisition, critical theory and schooling, indigenous languages
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address MSC 05 3040, Hokona Hall, Room 140
Albuquerque, NM  87131
United States
Contact Dr. Lois M. Meyer
Chair
Email: lsmeyer@unm.edu
Phone: 505-277-7244
Fax: 505-277-8362