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Graduate Studies

In order to be considered for admission to a graduate program in Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, all applicants must:

Programs

Contact

Dr. Nuria Cruz-Cámara
Coordinator of Spanish Studies
Director of Graduate Studies
716 McClung Tower
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996
Phone: (865) 974-7009
E-Mail: ncruzcam@utk.edu

Complete the Graduate School Application
Pay the $60 application fee by credit card or electronic check
Upload the following materials into the Graduate School Application:

  • Unofficial transcripts of all prior Undergraduate and Graduate coursework and degree confirmations
  • Statement of Purpose (about 300 words; one in the target language and one in English)
  • Two (2) Writing Samples (one in the target language and one in English)
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation (at least two should be academic references)
  • A GTA Application (ONLY if you want to apply for a Graduate Teaching Assistantship). GTA stipends are competitive and generally range between $12,400-$18,000 for a 9-month contract. Tuition fee waiver and full medical insurance are included.

Application deadlines for those applying for a GTAship are February 1 (for fall admission) and October 1 (for spring admission)

Applicants whose native language is not English must:

  • Submit official TOEFL scores directly from ETS to University of Tennessee (#1843)
  • OR
  • Submit official IELTS scores directly from IELTS administrator to Office of Graduate Admissions

DO NOT SUBMIT TRANSCRIPTS BY MAIL. THIS WILL DELAY PROCESSING YOUR APPLICATION.


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