Our M.A. Program in English is tailored for those seeking to join a community of discerning readers, accomplished writers, and critically informed scholars. We invite applicants eager to devote themselves to this rewarding endeavor.
Specifically, our program offers you:
Our small program allows for genuine mentorship and collaborative work between faculty and students. Students can expect small classes, a supportive and nationally prominent faculty, and opportunities to present research at local and regional conferences. Our assistantships, which may include stipends and tuition waivers, incorporate mentored experiences in tutoring in our Writing Center and teaching composition classes.
The curriculum stands on a strong foundation in literary studies, but also is flexible to meet the needs of students who are pursuing highly individualized goals:
The student profile provides the interquartile ranges (25th - 75th percentiles) of the grade point average (GPA) and entrance exam scores for students admitted to the program. This information is intended to assist applicants in determining opportunities for admission.
Undergraduate GPA: 3.7-4.0
Graduate Record Exam:
GRE taken prior to August 1, 2011
Revised GRE taken after August 1, 2011