American Studies

American Studies

American Studies is, in its most general form, the study of the culture, Literature and acquisition of languages, of the Americas, their structure, history, grammar and use. But just as the Americas represent a broad swathe of countries and cultures, so do American Studies, which can see you studying not only the United States but also Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Common Degree/Major Names

BA
African-American Studies
BA
American History
BA
American Literature
BA
American Studies
BA
American and Canadian Literature, History and Culture
BA
Black Studies
BA
Chicano Studies
BA
English and American Literature
BA
Hispanic Studies
BA
History and Politics of the Americas
BA
Latin American Studies
BA
Mexican American Studies
BA
Native American Studies
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Institution
Country
Campus Type
Size
Education Model
Selectivity
St. John's College
USA
City Island Campus, Suburban Campus
Small Institution <5000
St. John's is famous for our interdisciplinary, discussion-based Great Books curriculum.
Selective (25-50% admitted). Students are admitted primarily based on their academic performance and essay responses.
Duke Kunshan University (DKU)
China with a semester in the United States
City Island Campus
Small Institution <5000
Unique, new mutli-disciplinary model that results in both a Duke (US) degree and DKU (China) degree.
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
University of Florida
USA
Rural Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Purdue University-Main Campus
USA
Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Tier one research institution in the U.S. Many opportunities for undergraduate research.
Selective (25-50% admitted)
University of East Anglia (UEA)
UK
Suburban Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted)
University of Essex
UK
Suburban Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Less Selective (>75% admitted)
The University of Hong Kong (HKU)
Hong Kong
City Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Integrated and Thematic degrees, Researched Focused Institution
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
California State University, Long Beach
USA
Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model): Accessible, Practical, Affordable
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Syracuse University
USA
City Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
We offer both liberal arts and pre-professional programs of study, with a flexible curriculum.
Selective (25-50% admitted) Rates of admission vary by intended program of study
Minerva University
USA, South Korea, India, Germany, Argentina, UK and Taiwan.
City Campus
Small Institution <5000
Fully active learning in every class. Small, engaging seminar format.
Extremely Selective (<10% admitted) - https://www.minerva.kgi.edu/undergraduate-program/admissions/applicant-qualifications/
Rutgers University
USA
Urban City, Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
We are a large, state, research university. Our offerings include liberal arts and professional schools such as Business, Engineering, Performing and Visual Arts, Pharmacy, etc.
Selective (25-50% admitted)
University of Toronto
Canada
City Island Campus, Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
UofT is a leading comprehensive research institution where students can mix & match programs areas.
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted). The majority of our programs want low to mid 30's, competitive areas STEM/BUS high 30s+
University of Birmingham
UK, UAE
City Campus, Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
We are a Russell Group university which hosts outstanding teaching and learning on campus.
Selective (25-50% admitted)
American University
USA
Suburban Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Integrated or Thematic degrees, Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Hampshire College
USA
Rural Campus
Small Institution <5000
Students design customized programs of study in collaboration with hand-picked faculty committees.
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted) - No minimum grade requirements; applicants are assessed in a comprehensive, holistic review process.
Boston University
USA
City Island Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Subject focused, with a foundation in Liberal Arts. Students apply directly into their program of interest. They focus on their subject/major-specific courses beginning in their first semester, while also exploring other areas through Liberal Arts. Many students pursue more than one subject.
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
University of Southern California (USC)
USA
City Island Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Liberal Arts Foundation with Subject Focus
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
Wake Forest University
USA
Suburban Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Liberal Arts: Professors are teacher/scholars - they get to know who you are.
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
USA
City Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Liberal Arts and Science with a Research Focus
Selective (25-50% admitted)
University of Manchester
UK
City Island Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Single subject focus with some predefined combination/Joint Honours courses that combine complementary areas of study e.g. Engineering with Management
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
University of Pécs
Hungary
City Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Integrated or Thematic degrees, Single Focus Institution (e.g. Business School, Researched Focused Institution
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted)
Georgia Institute of Technology
USA
City Island Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Technologically based education combined with experiential learning.
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
Michigan State University
USA
City Island Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Liberal Arts with a heavy emphasis on research
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted)
New York University
USA, UAE, China
City Island Campus, City Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Liberal Arts, 230+ areas of study
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
Leiden University
The Netherlands
City Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Leiden University offers a mix of focused, inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary programmes.
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted) Selectivity depends on the programme.
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