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College of Staten Island of the City University of New York

Overview

College of Staten Island of the City University of New York / Program in English is located in Staten Island, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) English Rhetoric
Master of Arts (MA) English Literature

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Minimum overall GPA of 3.0

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

27
Applied
16
Accepted
10
Enrolled
59%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 30th April 30th Yes
Spring deadline October 31st October 31st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements BA with minimum GPA of 3.0 or in English courses, 32 undergraduate credits in English, two letters of recommendation, one- to two-page personal statement (500-700 words), minimum 8-10 page paper written for an English course

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Research

Focus of faculty research: Renaissance drama, 18th and 19th century British fiction and poetry, 19th and 20th century American literature, 20th century Chinese literature, queer studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2800 Victory Boulevard
Staten Island, NY  10314-6600
United States
Contact Dr. Katharine Goodland
Graduate Program Coordinator
Email: katharine.goodland@csi.cuny.edu
Phone: 718-982-3639

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