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California State University, Sacramento

Department of English

Sacramento, CA

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California State University, Sacramento

Overview

California State University, Sacramento / Department of English is located in Sacramento, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Composition
Master of Arts (MA) Creative writing
Master of Arts (MA) Literature
Master of Arts (MA) Teaching English to speakers of other languages

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 19

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis, project, or comprehensive exam; TESOL exam; writing proficiency exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

47
Applied
38
Accepted
31
Enrolled
81%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th March 1st No
Spring deadline Not reported September 30th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Portfolio (creative writing); minimum GPA of 3.0 in English and overall during previous 2 years

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

61
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 18.03%
Black or African American 6.56%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 22.95%

Gender

Male (31%)
Female (68%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Teaching composition, remedial writing
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA  95819
United States
Contact Dr. David Toise
Chair
Email: dwtoise@csus.edu
Phone: 916-278-6586

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