Department of English College of Arts and Sciences New Mexico State University

Department of English College of Arts and Sciences New Mexico State University

Las Cruces, NM
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
65%
35%
student ratio
94
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
19%
acceptance rate
6 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Rhetoric And Professional Communication Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • English Studies For Teachers Master of Arts (MA)
    • Creative Writing Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
    • Literature Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 18
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • 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
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

19% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 104
    • Accepted 20
    • Acceptance Rate 19
    • Enrolled 15
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $40
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreessample of written work
    • Doctoral's Degreessample of written work
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students94
    • Female Percentage65%
    • Male Percentage35%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students94
    • Part-time Percentage31%
    • Full-time Percentage69%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino24%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian61%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown7%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty23
    • Full-time Percentage87%
    • Part-time Percentage13%
    • Female Percentage52%
    • Male Percentage48%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchComposition research, history and theory of rhetoric, technical/professional communication, creative writing, English and American literature
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$5,069

Location & Contact

Department of English

College of Arts and Sciences
New Mexico State University

PO Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
United States

Dr. Barry Thatcher

Head

Phone: 575-646-2319
Fax: 575-646-7725
Email: bathatch@nmsu.edu

Dr. Tracey Miller-Tomlinson

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 575-646-2213
Fax: 575-646-7725
Email: tomlin@nmsu.edu


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