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University of Utah

Department of World Languages and Cultures

Salt Lake City , UT

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University of Utah

Overview

University of Utah / Department of World Languages and Cultures is located in Salt Lake City, UT, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) French
Master of Arts (MA) Spanish
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Comparative literary and cultural studies
Master of Arts in Language Pedagogy (MALP) Spanish
Master of Arts (MA) Comparative literary and cultural studies
Master of Arts (MA) World languages

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 13
Doctoral Degrees 2

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 Varies
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20
Applied
14
Accepted
11
Enrolled
70%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th December 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from regionally-accredited college or university with minimum undergraduate overall GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Requirements MA from regionally-accredited college or university, advanced proficiency in target language

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

33
Total Graduate Students
21%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.15%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

46
Total faculty
Full-time - 29
Part-time - 17
Male (17)
Female (29)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Literary study, literary theory, linguistics, cultural studies, comparative studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 255 South Central Campus Drive, Room 1400
Salt Lake City, UT  84112
United States
Contact Dr. Katharina Gerstenberger
Chair
Email: katharina.gerstenberger@utah.edu
Phone: 801-585-7908
Fax: 801-581-7581

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