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Field of English Language and Literature Graduate School Cornell University

  • Ithaca, NY
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 67%33%
    student ratio
  • 78
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 10
    fall application deadline
  • 4%
    acceptance rate
  • 19 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Literary Criticism And Theory Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Lesbian, Bisexual, And Gay Literary Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • American Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • American Literature To 1865 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Prose Fiction Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Restoration And The Eighteenth-Century Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • American Literature After 1865 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Old And Middle English Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Women's Literature Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Colonial And Postcolonial Literatures Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • The Nineteenth Century Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • African-American Literature Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Dramatic Literature Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • English Renaissance To 1660 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • The Twentieth Century Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Cultural Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • English Poetry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Creative Writing Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
    • Master of Fine Arts/Doctor of Philosophy (MFA/PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 18
    • Doctoral Degrees 16
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

4% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 983
    • Accepted 41
    • Acceptance Rate 4
    • Enrolled 19
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $95
    • Application Fee - International $95
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 10th Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, 3 letters of recommendation, creative writing sample
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (English), 3 letters of recommendation, writing sample
    • 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 awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students78
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students78
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American9%
    • White / Caucasian64%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian14%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown6%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty63
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage54%
    • Male Percentage46%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchEnglish and American literature, women's writing, ethnic and post-colonial literature, critical theory, medievalism
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Field of English Language and Literature

Graduate School
Cornell University

Ithaca, NY 14853-0001
United States

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 607-255-7989
Fax: 607-255-6661

Graduate Field Assistant

Phone: 607-255-7989
Fax: 607-255-6661
Email: english_grad@cornell.edu



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