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Spanish, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
, NY,
More than half of New York speaks Spanish, and the United States has the second largest Spanish-speaking population, after Mexico. A wide variety of career fields – including business, education, medicine, and journalism – seek candidates with Spanish language skills. For this reason, a major or minor in Spanish opens up many opportunities for students once they graduate.

About

Programs in Spanish offered at St. John’s University prepare graduates to read, write, and speak in Spanish, understand important aspects of Spanish civilization, and become familiar with Spanish literature. All students are encouraged to participate in summer study abroad opportunities in Argentina and Spain, where they can master linguistic, cultural, and social skills in addition to their course work. There are also internships available to students abroad and through local Spanish institutions.

Career Outcomes

More than half of New York speaks Spanish, and the United States has the second largest Spanish-speaking population, after Mexico. A wide variety of career fields – including business, education, medicine, and journalism – seek candidates with Spanish language skills. For this reason, a major or minor in Spanish opens up many opportunities for students once they graduate.

Internships

Internships and service projects are also available on campus, in Seville, Spain, and in Latin America through the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS).

Global Approach to Education

Study Abroad

St. John’s University offers students opportunities to study in Spain and Argentina in the summer and fall semesters. These programs are a unique opportunity for you to immerse yourself in the Spanish and Latin American language and culture. Scholarships to study abroad are available through the Office of Global Studies.

Internships

St. John's University offers internships in Seville, Spain to students in their junior year who have completed SPA 3110 or SPA 3120. Opportunities include positions at government offices, local universities, private companies, and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). 

Internships and service projects are also available in Latin America through the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • Spanish
    • Partially taught in English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Masterpieces of Hispanic Literature 
  • Civilization of Spain
  • Civilization of Spanish America
  • Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition 
  • Capstone Seminar

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

Admission requirements:

  • Online application
  • Official high school transcript(s) for all high schools attended
  • Official standardized test scores
  • Personal Essay 
  • Letters of Recommendation 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41900 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    41900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41900 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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