Department of English College of Humanities and Sciences Virginia Commonwealth University

Department of English College of Humanities and Sciences Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
61%
39%
student ratio
130
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Rolling
fall application deadline
31%
acceptance rate
6 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Media, Art, And Text Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • English Master of Arts (MA) [literature]
      Master of Arts (MA) [writing and rhetoric]
    • Creative Writing Master of Fine Arts (MFA) [fiction]
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA) [fictional poetry]
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA) [poetry]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 28
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • 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? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

31% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 170
    • Accepted 53
    • Acceptance Rate 31
    • Enrolled 29
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported 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, portfolio (MFA)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 600 paper-based; 100 iBT) or IELTS (minimum score 6.5)

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 awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students130
    • Female Percentage61%
    • Male Percentage39%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students130
    • Part-time Percentage52%
    • Full-time Percentage48%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American9%
    • White / Caucasian81%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown1%

Location & Contact

Department of English

College of Humanities and Sciences
Virginia Commonwealth University

901 West Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23284-9005
United States

Dr. Terry Oggel

Chair

Phone: 804-828-1331
Fax: 804-828-2171
Email: toggel@vcu.edu

Mr. Thom Didato

Director

Phone: 804-828-1329
Email: tndidato@vcu.edu


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