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Latin American Studies

Rutgers University

48 months
29736 USD/year
29736 USD/year
12536 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Do you have an interest in the Latin America region and its diaspora? The interdisciplinary Latin American Studies program of Rutgers University will offer you great flexibility in choosing courses about Latin America in the humanities and social sciences.


About the Program

The Latin American Studies program of Rutgers University can prepare you to pursue a professional career in fields such as business, education, journalism and media, international relations, law, non-governmental work, planning and public policy, public health and social work, or for graduate study in Latin American studies or in one of the related disciplines.

In recent years, Latin American Studies students have participated in service-learning programs learning about topics ranging from anthropology and human rights, to education, health, and sustainability, in places such as: Córdoba, Argentina; Cochabamba, Bolivia; Oaxaca, Mexico; Cuzco, Peru; the Costa Rican rainforest, and the Guatemalan highlands.

You can also take advantage of traditional academic semester and year-long programs in Latin American and the Caribbean, including Argentina, Barbados, Brazil, Bolivia, Cayman Islands, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Mexico, and Spain.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Latin America: An Introduction 
  • Afro-brazilian History
  • Latinos and Migration
  • Topics in Latin American Studies
  • Themes in Latin American Studies
  • Latinos and Migration

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

  • Online Application
  • A $70 non-refundable application fee is required
  • Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR)
  • Due to the uncertainty of future test dates and availability of standardized tests, Rutgers will make submission of SAT and ACT test scores optional
  • English Proficiency Examination Requirements
  • Letters of recommendation are not used for admissions consideration

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    29736 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14868 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    29736 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14868 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12536 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6268 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for New Brunswick

1204 - 2963 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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