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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of African Languages and Literature

Madison, WI

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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Department of African Languages and Literature is located in Madison, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
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? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

15
Applied
12
Accepted
8
Enrolled
80%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements BA in African language and literature
Doctoral Degree Requirements MA in African language and literature

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards November 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

24
Total Graduate Students
25%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
75%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.17%
Black or African American 16.67%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 1
Male (7)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Oral traditions, language pedagogy, stylistics, sociolinguistics, literary criticism
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI  53706-1380
United States
Contact Magadalena Hauner
Phone: 608-262-1234