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Africana Studies

University of Cincinnati

48 months
27472 USD/year
27472 USD/year
12138 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Majors in Africana Studies at University of Cincinnati use a variety of approaches to explore and better understand the experiences of African, African American, Afro-Latin, Afro-Caribbean and Afro-European populations in a global context. 


This interdisciplinary major employs analytical tools from fields such as sociology, psychology, literature, anthropology, politics and history to explore important social issues facing people of African descent, from continental Africa and throughout the African Diasporas.

In the Africana Studies major at University of Cincinnati, students acquire effective skills in developing an interdisciplinary cultural and social approach to the field; an ability to combine an intersectional theoretical approach with an applied research focus; critical thinking, written and oral communication skills; and knowledge of Africana people of the Diasporas.


People who are successful in Africana studies possess strong verbal and writing skills, making them excellent communicators. They work well with adults, children and the elderly. Many enjoy travel, finding firsthand experience necessary to learn more about the cultures of the Diaspora. Africana studies majors have versatile personalities and are able to adapt to many different circumstances.


  • Graduates of this major pursue many different careers. A few examples include:
  • Banker
  • Community organizer
  • Foreign service
  • Law
  • Museum worker
  • Philanthropy
  • Public official
  • Social worker
  • Teacher
  • University student services
  • Writer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction To Africana Studies
  • English Composition
  • African American Social and Political Thought
  • Intermediate Composition
  • Research Methods in Africana Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Common Application (online)
  • Essay
  • Personal Statement
  • Transcripts 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    27472 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13736 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    27472 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13736 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12138 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6069 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Cincinnati

1000 - 1650 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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