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Department of English Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Brandeis University

  • Waltham, MA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 58%42%
    student ratio
  • 60
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 5
    fall application deadline
  • 18%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • English Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • English And Women's And Gender Studies Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 12
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees 1 and Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees 2, Required and field exam, symposium presentation, prospectus defense
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

18% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 177
    • Accepted 33
    • Acceptance Rate 18
    • Enrolled 12
  • 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 5th January 5th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesresume, sample of work, 2 letters of recommendation, and statement of purpose, transcript(s)
    • Doctoral's Degreesresume, sample of work, 2 letters of recommendation, and statement of purpose, transcript(s)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution 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 insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students60
    • Female Percentage58%
    • Male Percentage42%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students60
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian95%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty23
    • Full-time Percentage65%
    • Part-time Percentage35%
    • Female Percentage52%
    • Male Percentage48%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchFeminist and gender theory, American literature and post-Colonial theory, early modern (Renaissance) English literature, modernism, literature and science, literary theory and philosophy, contemporary poetry
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of English

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Brandeis University

415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02454-9110
United States

Dr. Caren Irr

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 781-736-2130
Fax: 781-736-2179
Email: chaucer@brandeis.edu

Ms. Lisa Pannella

Department Administrator

Phone: 781-736-2130
Fax: 781-736-2179
Email: pannella@brandeis.edu



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