• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Highland Heights, KY, United States
If you're interested in learning the language and exploring the culture of other countries, we have a wide range of choices for you. The Department of World Languages and Literatures at Northern Kentucky University offers courses in 10 languages with Bachelor of Arts degrees available in French, German and Spanish. 
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Overview

  • Small class sizes (average 22 students)
  • Funding available for study abroad
  • Active language clubs and regular cultural events
  • Language study improves communication, cultural sensitivity, critical thinking, and problem solving abilities—skills that are sought after by employers in a wide range of occupational settings today.

Career Paths

Spanish students at Northern Kentucky University who complete a major in a language with teaching certification will be in high demand for jobs in education. Learning a language can also enhance opportunities in other professions including:

  • Logistics
  • Teaching English abroad in France and Spain
  • PeaceCorp
  • U.S. Military
  • Multilingual sales executive
  • International Inside Sales Representative
  • Payroll administrator
  • Medical interpreter

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • National students deadline for fall: 15 September
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Intermediate Spanish 
  • Spanish Composition and Conversation
  • Spanish Phonetics and Pronunciation
  • Advanced Spanish Grammar and Syntax
  • Studies in Spanish and Spanish-American
  • Studies in Spanish and Spanish-American
  • World Languages Program Assessment

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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.

  • 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.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

  • Minimum required score:

    55

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

    More about PTE Academic

General Requirements

  • All undergraduate students can complete NKU's Online Application to begin the process of applying to NKU. 
  • $40 application fee
  • Submit passport photocopy
  • Official Transcripts
  • Proof of English Fluency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19872 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9936 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    19872 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9936 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9912 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4956 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Highland Heights

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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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