114
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

East Carolina University / Department of English is located in Greenville, NC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Rhetoric, writing, and professional communication
Master of Arts (MA) Rhetoric and composition
Master of Arts (MA) Linguistics
Master of Arts (MA) Teaching English to speakers of other languages
(Certificate) Multicultural and transnational literatures
(Certificate) Teaching English to speakers of other languages
(Certificate) Teaching English in the two-year college
Master of Arts (MA) English studies
(Certificate) Professional communication
Master of Arts (MA) Technical and professional communication
Master of Arts (MA) Creative writing
Master of Arts (MA) Multicultural and transnational literatures
Master of Arts (MA) Literature

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 23
Doctoral Degrees 4
Other Advanced Degrees 24

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

36
Applied
34
Accepted
25
Enrolled
94%

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 July 31st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 30th October 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Writing samples
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL IBT score: 78
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7
TWE: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

114
Total Graduate Students
64%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
35%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.51%
Black or African American 20.18%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.75%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.51%
Unknown 4.39%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Technical and professional communication, rhetoric/composition, multicultural and transnational literature, creative writing, film studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address East 5th Street
Greenville, NC  27858-4353
United States
Contact Dr. Marianne Montgomery
Chair
Email: montgomerym@ecu.edu
Phone: 252-328-6687