• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
American Ethnic Studies program from Kansas State University is the interdisciplinary study of the historical, political, social and cultural realities that have shaped the development of America’s diverse, ethnic populations; primarily focusing on African Americans, Asian Americans, Latino/a Americans and native American populations. 
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Overview

Key Features 

The American Ethnic Studies program from Kansas State University provides a broad liberal arts education with skills in critical thinking, comparative analysis, social theory, data analysis, oral and written communication. Emphasis will be placed on multicultural competency development, preparing students to live and work in a diverse world.

An American Ethnic Studies major will provide students training for fields in law, education, medicine, public health, social work, journalism, business, urban planning, politics, counseling, international relations, creative writing, university teaching and research.

Students who major in American Ethnic Studies should refer to the general degree requirements for the BA or BS degree in the College of Arts and Sciences. 

To graduate with a bachelor degree in American Ethnic Studies, students must fulfill all program requirements and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher in all American Ethnic Studies course work taken at Kansas State University.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications are still accepted after the priority date, but scholarship/award offers are then only made pending the availability of unawarded funds.

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • American Ethnic Studies 
  • African American Perspectives 
  • American Indian Perspectives 
  • Latina/o Perspectives 
  • Asian American Perspectives 
  • Comparative Ethnic Studies  
  • Transformative Thought 
  • Popular Paths to Knowledge 

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:

    58

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 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

  • High school curriculum from an accredited secondary school.
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA (Grade Point Average) on a 4.0 scale in high school coursework

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25251 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25251 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    25251 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25251 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9375 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9375 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Manhattan

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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