Top Schools for Latin American Studies

Following are some of the top schools and colleges for Latin American Studies program:

Princeton University - The Program in Latin American Studies (PLAS) is one of the most dynamic units on campus, and one of the nation's first programs dedicated to Latin American area studies. The Program has associated faculty in African American Studies, Anthropology, Architecture, Art & Archaeology, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Comparative Literature, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, etc.

Stanford University - The one-year Master of Arts program in Latin American Studies is designed for highly qualified graduates who have previous experience working, living, or studying in Latin America. It also offers a Minor in Latin American Studies for students in any major who would like to establish a complementary concentration on the region.

Johns Hopkins University (JHU) - The Program in Latin American Studies (PLAS) at JHU seeks to build interdisciplinary understanding among faculty and students of the histories, cultures, societies and politics of countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Bucknell University - The Latin American Studies program was established at Bucknell University in 1975, as an interdisciplinary program of area studies in the humanities and social sciences. The Program offers many opportunities for interaction and research with professors who take a personal interest in their students.

Tufts University - Latin American Studies Program at Tufts is an Interdisciplinary program which encourages individuals to integrate the varying disciplinary perspectives of the arts, literature, social sciences, and history, along with the study of languages of the area, into a coherent view of Latin America.

Pennsylvania State University - The Latin American Studies Program at Penn State offers an exciting and diverse undergraduate major. The degree is offered by the College of Liberal Arts and includes courses in the departments of Anthropology, Economics, History, Political Science, and Spanish and Portuguese, as well as the Geography department in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences.

Yale College - The major in Latin American Studies is interdisciplinary and builds on a foundation of language and literature, history, history of art, theater studies, humanities, and the social sciences; its faculty is drawn from many departments and professional schools of the University.

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