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Department of English College of Humanities University of Utah

  • Salt Lake City, UT
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 61%39%
    student ratio
  • 75
    total students
  • $5,259 | $18,569
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 15
    fall application deadline
  • 8%
    acceptance rate
  • 12 Degrees
    degrees/awards 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 8
    • Doctoral Degrees 8
    • 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 1 and 1 standard-level language; exam (for MA); thesis (for MFA)
    • Doctoral Degrees V, Required, Required and 2 standard-level languages/1 advanced-level language
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

8% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 260
    • Accepted 23
    • Acceptance Rate 8
    • Enrolled 23
  • 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
    • In-state tuition *$5,259
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,569
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$841.00
    • 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 awardsDecember 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students75
    • Female Percentage61%
    • Male Percentage39%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students75
    • Part-time Percentage29%
    • Full-time Percentage71%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian92%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty47
    • Full-time Percentage68%
    • Part-time Percentage32%
    • Female Percentage38%
    • Male Percentage62%

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

Chair

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

Prof. Howard Horwitz

Director of Graduate Studies

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



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