Department of English College of Arts and Sciences The University of Alabama

Department of English College of Arts and Sciences The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
57%
43%
student ratio
138
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 31
fall application deadline
17%
acceptance rate
8 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Composition And Rhetoric Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Literature Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Applied Linguistics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Rhetoric And Composition Master of Arts (MA)
    • Teaching English As A Second Language Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MATESOL)
    • Creative Writing Master of Fine Arts (MFA) [fiction]
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA) [poetry]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 39
    • 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? No
    • 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

17% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 318
    • Accepted 56
    • Acceptance Rate 17
    • Enrolled 42
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 31st December 31st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE with minimum score of 300 (except for MFA), minimum GPA of 3.0, critical writing sample
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE (minimum score of 300), minimum GPA of 3.5 on master's or equivalent graduate work, critical writing sample
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT

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 awardsDecember 31
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students138
    • Female Percentage57%
    • Male Percentage43%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students138
    • Part-time Percentage7%
    • Full-time Percentage93%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian81%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty34
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage56%
    • Male Percentage44%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAmerican literature, British literature, composition/rhetoric, applied linguistics, creative writing
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of English

College of Arts and Sciences
The University of Alabama

Box 870244
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
United States

Prof. Joel Brouwer

Department Chair

Phone: 205-348-9524
Fax: 205-348-1388
Email: joel.brouwer@ua.edu

Jennifer Fuqua

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 205-348-0766
Fax: 205-348-1388
Email: jfuqua@ua.edu


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