Admissions

To be admitted, applicants must meet general Graduate School requirements plus the following departmental requirements:

For the Master of Arts

  • Undergraduate major in English or related field with appropriate background.
  • Undergraduate grade point average of 3.33 (4.0 scale).
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores must be less than three years old at the beginning of the semester of entry to the program.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • A statement of purpose.
  • An academic writing sample.

For the Doctor of Philosophy

  • MA in English or related field.
  • Grade point average of 3.67 (4.0 scale).
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) must be scores less than three years old at the beginning of the semester of entry to the program.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • A statement of purpose.
  • An academic writing sample.