Hispanic Studies

Hispanic Studies is the successor program to Spanish. The final cohort of the Spanish PhD program entered in the fall of 2012, and the first cohort of the Hispanic Studies PhD program entered in the fall of 2017. Data on this page represent both sets of students.

Percentages are rounded to whole numbers and do not always add to 100.

PhD AdmissionsFall 2019Fall 20185 Year Average
Admissions offers (Selectivity)5 (21%)4 (12%)4 (16%)
New doctoral students (Yield)2 (40%)3 (75%)2 (61%)
PhD EnrollmentFall 2019Fall 20185 Year Average
Total enrollment675
U.S. citizen or permanent resident50%43%52%
PhD Enrollment, U.S. Citizen or
Permanent Resident, by Race
Fall 2019Fall 20185 Year Average
Black or African American
Hispanic of any race67%67%62%
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races
Not indicated8%
PhD Degrees and Completion2018-192017-185 Year Average
Number of degrees awarded22
Median years to PhD7.16.3
Average adjusted years to PhD7.16.5
Percent of students who entered
between 2007-08 and 2011-12, and
completed the PhD as
of August 31, 2019