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
98
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
29%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees 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 1 and Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Required, Required and internship
    • 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
    • Tuition *
    • Student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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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