Indianapolis, IN
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
56%
44%
student ratio
50
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 15
fall application deadline
79%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • English Master of Arts (MA)
    • Creative Writing Master of Fine Arts (MFA) [Writing ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 20
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

79% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 48
    • Accepted 38
    • Acceptance Rate 79
    • Enrolled 14
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 15th September 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0, 350-word statement of purpose, and 7-12 page sample essay (for MA); writing sample in intended genre (12 pages of poetry or 30 pages of prose), statement of interest (1-2 pages), and two letters of recommendation, and transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended (for MFA)
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJuly 15
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students50
    • Female Percentage56%
    • Male Percentage44%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students50
    • Part-time Percentage88%
    • Full-time Percentage12%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian84%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown or International Student6%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty12
    • Full-time Percentage58%
    • Part-time Percentage42%
    • Female Percentage42%
    • Male Percentage58%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNovel, poetry, screenplay and creative nonfiction writing; literary and cultural theory; American literature and culture; British and Postcolonial literature
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of English

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Butler University

4600 Sunset Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46208-3485
United States

Dr. Dan Barden

Director of MFA Program, Department of English Language and Literature

Phone: 317-940-9688
Email: dbarden@butler.edu

Diane Dubord

Graduate Student Services Specialist

Phone: 317-940-8107
Fax: 317-940-8250
Email: ddubord@butler.edu


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