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

  • Las Cruces, NM
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 65%35%
    student ratio
  • 98
    total students
  • $5,398 | $18,821
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 29%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Rhetoric And Professional Communication Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • English Master of Arts (MA)
    • Creative Writing Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
  • 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? 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

29% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 127
    • Accepted 37
    • Acceptance Rate 29
    • Enrolled 30
  • 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 January 15th January 15th 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
    • In-state tuition *$5,398
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,821
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,310.00
    • 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 awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students98
    • Female Percentage65%
    • Male Percentage35%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students98
    • Part-time Percentage33%
    • Full-time Percentage67%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino24%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian54%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native4%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown12%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty20
    • Full-time Percentage95%
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Female Percentage60%
    • Male Percentage40%

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$9,315

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: bthatch@nmsu.edu

Dr. Elizabeth Schirmer

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Phone: 575-646-1733
Email: eschirme@nmsu.edu



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