Hispanic Studies

Hispanic Studies is the successor program to Spanish. The final cohort of the Spanish PhD program entered in the fall of 2012, and the first cohort of the Hispanic Studies PhD program entered in the fall of 2017. Data on this page represent both sets of students.

Percentages are rounded to whole numbers and do not always add to 100.

PhD Program Data

Fall 2018

Fall 2017

5 Year Average

PhD Admissions

Number of applications 33 19 26
Number of admissions offers (Selectivity) 4 (12%) 3 (16%) 4 (14%)
Number of new doctoral students (Yield) 3 (75%) 2 (67%) 3 (71%)

PhD Enrollment

Total enrollment 7 4 5
Female 57% 50% 65%
Male 43% 50% 35%
International 57% 75% 35%
U.S. citizen or permanent resident 43% 25% 65%

PhD Enrollment, U.S. Citizen or
Permanent Resident, by Race

Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic of any race 67% 100% 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White 33% 31%
Two or more races
Not indicated 13%

PhD Degrees

2017-18

2016-17

5 Year Average

Number of degrees awarded 1 1
Median years to PhD 8.9 5.7
Average adjusted years to PhD 8.9 6.3
Percent of students who entered between
2005-06 and 2009-10, and completed
the PhD as of August 31, 2018
76%

Understand the Data

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Explanatory Notes

Placement Data

Click the button to view career placement data for program graduates. Also included is career placement data for the division to which the program belongs (i.e., humanities, social sciences, natural sciences).

[Note: TT = tenure track]

Placement Data