Admissions Requirements

  1. B.A. in Spanish or a B.A./B.S. degree with at least 30 credits in Spanish starting at the intermediate level and an earned 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. (Candidates with 30 credits in Spanish must have an interview in Spanish and provide a writing sample in Spanish.).  Undergraduate course in Spanish Linguistics required.  
  2. Submission of scores on the LAST (Liberal Arts and Sciences Test) and GRE (Graduate Record Examination).
  3. Fluency in Spanish language, grammar, and conversation.
  4. ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) with minimum score of “Advanced Low.” [Candidates must submit ACTFL OPI scores along with the admission application.]
  5. Two letters of recommendation, one from an academic source.
  6. International students must meet additional criteria, including the following: TOEFL scores: paper exam = 550; computer exam= 213; Internet exam= 80.  Students taking the IELTS English (Cambridge) exams must pass with a broad band score of 6.5. Students must also have their overseas documents evaluated by AACRAO International or WES (World Education Services).