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Department of English Division of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences University of Denver

  • Denver, CO
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 70%30%
    student ratio
  • 37
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 1
    fall application deadline
  • 12%
    acceptance rate
  • 4 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Creative Writing Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Rhetoric And Theory Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Literary Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 4
    • Doctoral Degrees 10
    • 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

12% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 178
    • Accepted 22
    • Acceptance Rate 12
    • Enrolled 12
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $65
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (advanced literature), bachelor's degree, transcripts, academic essay, and statement of intent, three letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (advanced literature), master's degree, transcripts, academic essay, statement of intent, and three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample (creative writing program only)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 570 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • 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 15
    • Types of financial support availableTeaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students37
    • Female Percentage70%
    • Male Percentage30%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students37
    • Part-time Percentage30%
    • Full-time Percentage70%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian74%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races9%
    • Unknown8%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty22
    • Full-time Percentage91%
    • Part-time Percentage9%
    • Female Percentage45%
    • Male Percentage55%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAfrican diaspora semiotics, Susan Howe's poetics, Renaissance drama and emblematic culture, New England Colonial literature, postmodern literature
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of English

Division of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
University of Denver

2000 East Asbury Avenue
Denver, CO 80208
United States

Dr. Linda Bensel-Meyers

Chair

Phone: 303-871-2859
Fax: 303-871-2853
Email: lbenselm@du.edu

Dr. Maik Nwosu

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 303-871-2879
Fax: 303-871-2853
Email: mnwosu@du.edu



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