The reputation of the Department of Hispanic Studies at the University of Kentucky is based on the department's long, outstanding history and a tradition of exciting and innovative scholarship on the part of its faculty. The newly revised program in Hispanic Studies aims to prepare students for successful careers as scholars and teachers by providing them with a strong background in Spanish and Spanish American letters and a wide variety of other cultural forms that is supported by a strong critical foundation and informed by an emphasis on interdisciplinarity.
Students who enter the Ph.D. program can earn an M.A. en passant.
|CV Upload Required||No|
|Personal Statement Upload Required||Yes|
|Personal Statement Instructions||Please submit a two-to-three page statement explaining your academic formation and interests.|
|Writing Sample Upload Required||Yes|
|Writing Sample Instructions||Please submit an example of scholarly, academic writing in Spanish.|
|Assistantship App Available*||No|
|Assistantship App URL*||N/A|
|Additional Docs Instructions||N/A|
|GRE or GMAT||GRE|
|GRE Subject Test||N/A|
|Spring App Deadline||Applications not accepted|
|Summer App Deadline||Applications not accepted|
|Fall App Deadline||January 30|
|Number of Recommendations||3 Letters of Recommendation.|
*Optional - you may upload a blank document, if you do not intend to apply for assistance.
Program requirements may change at any time. Contact the DGS of your intended program to confirm requirements.
201D Gillis Building
College of Arts & Sciences
1153 Patterson Office Tower
Lexington, KY 40506-0027