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Florida Atlantic University

Department of English

Boca Raton, FL

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Florida Atlantic University

Overview

Florida Atlantic University / Department of English is located in Boca Raton, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) American literature

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 17

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

51
Applied
24
Accepted
18
Enrolled
47%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st February 15th No
Spring deadline November 1st July 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, writing samples, 2 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 61
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

61
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.39%
Black or African American 4.92%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.64%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 0
Male (11)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: African-American writers, critical theory, British-American, Asian-American
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL  33431-0991
United States
Contact Mary Sheffield
Senior Instructor
Email: msheffi3@fau.edu
Phone: 561-297-2974

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