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MA/PhD Chicana and Chicano Studies

Application Guidelines for Chicana and Chicano Studies (MA and PhD)

Application Deadlines: January 15th 

UNM Graduate Studies 


Program of Interest Select: College of Arts and Sciences>Chicana and Chicano Studies

Letter of Intent: A substantive letter of intent (3-5 double-spaced pages) summarizing prior academic training, explaining current academic and professional objectives, and justifying how these goals might be met in the Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies. Include a description of previous experience in Chicana and Chicano Studies or a demonstrated commitment to the discipline of Chicana and Chicano Studies. Expanded instructions are available on the department website.

Writing Sample: A sample of recent academic work, not to exceed 30 pages.

CV/Resume: Not required.

Assistantship Interest: Please note in letter of intent if you would like to be considered for departmental aid.

Recommendations: Three letters of recommendation are required

Application Fee:  $50.00 Some application fee waivers accepted.

The Application Fee Waiver Request form ( with appended documentation is required.