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Fordham University

Department of English Language and Literature

New York, NY

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Overview

Fordham University / Department of English Language and Literature is located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 10
Other Advanced Degrees 0

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

185
Applied
56
Accepted
14
Enrolled
30%

Applying

70
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 4th Not reported Yes
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 650

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 4
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

63
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.76%
Black or African American 3.17%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.59%
Asian 3.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 9.52%

Gender

Male (38%)
Female (61%)

Faculty

37
Total faculty
Full-time - 37
Part-time - 0
Male (14)
Female (23)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nineteenth century British and American literature, Shakespeare and early modern drama, Aesthetic Theory, Old Norse, poetics of race and gender, Anglo-Norman
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 441 East Fordham Road
New York, NY  10458
United States
Contact Dr. Julie Chun Kim
Director, Graduate Studies
Email: jukim@fordham.edu
Phone: 718-817-4017
Fax: 718-817-4013

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