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Spanish, Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Sioux Center, IA, United States
Spanish is one of the top most spoken languages globally. Learning this language in the Spanish program of Augustana University will give you access to a robust literary tradition, allow you to communicate with speakers of twenty-one nationalities in their native language, and advance your life-long journey into the beauty and variety of the human world.
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Overview

Top Reasons to Study Spanish at Augustana

  • In the Spanish program of Augustana University you will learn Spanish in an internationally diverse campus where you will meet students from all over the world—including many Spanish-speaking countries.
  • Broaden your perspectives with Spanish faculty that is actively leading a variety of courses abroad, in destinations such as Mexico, Cuba, Chile, Spain, and Morocco.
  • Develop skills and confidence in small-size classes with dedicated professors.
  • Connect with the Hispanic community of a diverse and thriving city through volunteering opportunities. Many of our students actively support the Pueblo de Dios Lutheran congregation as well as the Spanish Immersion Sonia Sotomayor Elementary school.
  • Share and discover new interests through the International Club, the Spanish Club, and the Celebration of Cultures series of activities.
  • For students who meet the eligibility requirements, join Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, and compete for a variety of scholarships.
  • Use your background in Spanish to pursue a major or minor in Modern Foreign Languages if you choose to broaden your knowledge by studying other languages.
  • Join a campus-wide community of active and motivated students in a major where everyone is pursuing studies in diverse areas, is planning to study abroad, and/or is actively engaged in service to the community.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Augustana admits students on a rolling basis. We recommend working on the application during the summer prior to, or the fall of, your senior year.

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Spanish
  • Intermediate Spanish
  • Spanish Conversation and Composition
  • Modern Spanish Grammar
  • Spanish Civilization And Culture
  • Latin American Civilization And Culture

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

    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.7

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.7 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Apply online using the Augustana online application form or using the Common Application.
  • All secondary and post-secondary transcripts and/or national exam scores.
  • One letter of recommendation from a teacher or professor.
  • A Personal Statement (250 words minimum) describing a significant challenge you have overcome.
  • College Preparation Test Scores and/or English Language Test Scores from one or more of the following tests: ACT, SAT, TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo English Test, PTE, IKEN, TEC CBT, ELS Language Center's.
  • Financial Statement showing sufficient resources to support yourself for one academic year.
  • Completed International Student Financial Ability Form.
  • A copy of the photo page of your passport.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    33430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Sioux Center

  • 1188 - 1850 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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