Department of English College of Humanities and Fine Arts University of Massachusetts Amherst

Department of English College of Humanities and Fine Arts University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, MA
location
Public
type
Small
setting
62%
38%
student ratio
176
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 15
fall application deadline
11%
acceptance rate
5 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Composition And Rhetoric Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • English And American Literature Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • American Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Creative Writing Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 26
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

11% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 600
    • Accepted 69
    • Acceptance Rate 11
    • Enrolled 29
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesmanuscript
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, manuscript
    • 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 awardsDecember 15
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students176
    • Female Percentage62%
    • Male Percentage38%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students176
    • Part-time Percentage43%
    • Full-time Percentage57%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian70%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races6%
    • Unknown12%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty49
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage49%
    • Male Percentage51%

Location & Contact

Department of English

College of Humanities and Fine Arts
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, MA 01003
United States

Dr. Jenny Spencer

Department Head

Phone: 413-545-2332
Fax: 413-545-3880

Ms. Lindsay DeSantis

Supervisor of Admissions

Phone: 413-545-0722
Fax: 413-577-0010
Email: gradadm@grad.umass.edu


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