MA in Spanish Application

Application Information

The University's On-line Graduate Application must be completed in order to be considered for admission. There is a $65 non-refundable application fee.

Make sure that you complete the On-Line Graduate Application carefully and accurately because most of the fields are required. You should plan on spending approximately 20 minutes to finish and review the form.

Some of the required information may include:

  1. The graduate program and degree of interest (MA, PhD.)
  2. The quarter and year that you would like to begin
  3. Your personal information including name, address, birth date and country of citizenship
  4. Your previous undergraduate and graduate school information including majors, degrees earned and college start and end dates
  5. Statement of Purpose, detailing your interest in our program and your professional goals
  6. CV
  7. Transcripts of all college-level work taken for credit at any college or university
  8. Three Letters of Recommendation
  9. GRE scores; US applicants only
  10. A writing sample in the target language (an academic paper, preferably; published creative work is also acceptable)

 TOEFL Test. Students whose native language is not English must achieve a minimum score of 520 (paper-based test), or 190 (computer-based test), or 68 (internet-based test) on the TOEFL test. The test must be taken in the student's own country before admission is granted.

(See also International Student Admissions). 

The deadline for Applications to enter the program with a Teaching Assistantship is January 31, 2017, to start in August 2017. Applications to enter the programs without Teaching Assistantship are accepted on a rolling basis.

Please contact Director of Graduate Studies, Dr. Patricia Valladares-Ruiz, if you have any questions about our graduate programs or the application process.