Department of English College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences DePaul University

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers English (MA); Teaching English In The Two-Year College (Certificate); Teaching English To Speakers Of Other Languages (Certificate); Writing And Publishing (MA).
Degree Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, Thesis Optional, Capstone Or Thesis.
Degree Program Information:
Part-Time And Evening/Weekend Programs Available.


Entrance Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, Official Transcripts, Personal Statement, Writing Sample. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL (Minimum Score 590 Paper-Based; 96 Ibt), IELTS (Minimum Score 7.5) Or Pearson Test Of English.
Application Deadline:
For Fall Admission, 7/1 Priority Date For Domestic Students; For Winter Admission, 10/1 Priority Date For Domestic Students; For Spring Admission, 2/1 Priority Date For Domestic Students. Applications Are Processed On A Rolling Basis.
Application Fee:
Student Statistics:
Average Age 29.

Student Body

Student Population:
135 Full-Time (86 Women), 78 Part-Time (51 Women); Includes 25 Minority (15 African Americans, 4 Asian Americans Or Pacific Islanders, 6 Hispanic Americans), 6 International.


18 Full-Time (7 Women), 2 Part-Time/Adjunct (1 Woman).

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
In 2012&Ndash;13, 2 Research Assistantships With Full Tuition Reimbursements, 7 Teaching Assistantships With Full Tuition Reimbursements (Averaging $7,500 Per Year) Were Awarded; Fellowships With Partial Tuition Reimbursements, Career-Related Internships Or Fieldwork, Institutionally Sponsored Loans, Scholarships/Grants, Tuition Waivers (Partial), And Unspecified Assistantships Also Available. Support Available To Part-Time Students. Financial Award Application Deadline: 1/15.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Dr. John Shanahan
Program Director
2315 N Kenmore Ave. Suite 312
Chicago, IL 60614
Phone: 773-325-4635
Fax: 773-325-7485

Contact Info
Ann Spittle
Director of Graduate Admission
2315 N Kenmore Ave. Suite 312
Chicago, IL 60614
Phone: 773-325-7315
Fax: 312-476-3244

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