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Department of English Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Boston College

  • Chestnut Hill, MA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 74%26%
    student ratio
  • 76
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 2
    fall application deadline
  • 28%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • English Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 23
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

28% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 291
    • Accepted 83
    • Acceptance Rate 28
    • Enrolled 31
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 2nd January 2nd Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students76
    • Female Percentage74%
    • Male Percentage26%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students76
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian83%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown9%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchEnglish and American literature, Irish literature, British literature, early modern and modern literature, critical theory
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of English

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Boston College

140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3800
United States

Dr. Mary Crane

Chairperson

Phone: 617-552-3701
Email: mary.crane@bc.edu

Dr. Min Song

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 617-552-3701
Email: min.song@bc.edu



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