Department of English College of Humanities University of Utah

Department of English College of Humanities University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
60%
40%
student ratio
72
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 15
fall application deadline
11%
acceptance rate
12 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Creative Writing Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [fiction]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [non-fiction]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [poetry]
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA) [fiction]
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA) [non-fiction]
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA) [poetry]
    • Rhetoric And Composition Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • American Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • British And American Literature Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 7
    • Doctoral Degrees 7
    • 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? 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 285
    • Accepted 33
    • Acceptance Rate 11
    • Enrolled 11
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • 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 DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.2
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.2
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 650 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students72
    • Female Percentage60%
    • Male Percentage40%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students72
    • Part-time Percentage35%
    • Full-time Percentage65%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian90%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty34
    • Full-time Percentage79%
    • Part-time Percentage21%
    • Female Percentage35%
    • Male Percentage65%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCreative writing including poetics and modern poetry, fiction, and experimental forms; nineteenth and twentieth century British and American literature; American Studies, the American west, and environmental studies; critical theory and practice; race and gender studies
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$126,500

Location & Contact

Department of English

College of Humanities
University of Utah

255 South Central Campus Drive Room 3500
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
United States

Prof. Barry Weller

Department Chair

Phone: 801-581-6168
Email: barry.weller@utah.edu

Prof. Howard Horwitz

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 801-581-7353
Email: h.horwitz@english.utah.edu


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