Admission

Graduate Admission

  1. The applicant must hold (or anticipate completing by the time of admission) a B.A. or B.S. degree from an accredited U.S. college or university or the equivalent degree from a foreign university, must have 15 semester hours of literature courses at the survey level or above in Spanish or the equivalent of the undergraduate major in Spanish at KU, and must have a minimum grade-point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, both in Spanish and overall.
  2. The selection committee gives strong consideration to letters of recommendation, the breadth and depth of preparation, and Graduate Record Examination scores, if available. Deficiencies in preparation specified by the selection committee may be made up early in the graduate program, although the time required to complete the degree is correspondingly greater.

Submit your graduate application online. Send all other requested application materials to the department:

The University of Kansas
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Wescoe Hall
1445 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 2650
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594

Contact Info

Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Wescoe Hall
1445 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 2650
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594
785-864-3851
spanport@ku.edu
http://www2.ku.edu/~spanport/
Stuart Day, Chair
785-864-3851
spanport@ku.edu
Rosalea Postma-Carttar and Amy Rossomondo, Co-Directors, Spanish Language Instruction
785-864-3851
spanport@ku.edu

Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Wescoe Hall
1445 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 2650
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594
785-864-3851
spanport@ku.edu
http://www2.ku.edu/~spanport/
Rob Bayliss, Chair, Undergraduate Studies
785-864-3851
rbayliss@ku.edu

Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Wescoe Hall
1445 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 2650
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594
785-864-3851
spanport@ku.edu
http://www2.ku.edu/~spanport/
Jonathan Mayhew, Chair, Graduate Studies
785-864-0287
jmayhew@ku.edu
Jorge Pérez, Graduate Student Admissions
785-864-3851
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