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Georgia State University

Department of English

Atlanta, GA

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Overview

Georgia State University / Department of English is located in Atlanta, GA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Rhetoric and composition
Master of Arts (MA) English
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Creative writing Fiction
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Creative writing Poetry
Master of Arts (MA) Literary studies
Master of Arts (MA) Rhetoric and composition
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Creative writing Creative writing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Literary studies
Master of Arts (MA) Creative writing Fiction
Master of Arts (MA) Creative writing Poetry

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 16
Doctoral Degrees 18

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

168
Applied
97
Accepted
38
Enrolled
58%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Traineership

Student Body

185
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.54%
Black or African American 8.65%
White or Caucasian 76%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.7%
Unknown 2.7%

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Faculty

47
Total faculty
Full-time - 47
Part-time - 0
Male (23)
Female (24)

Research

Focus of faculty research: British and American literature and transnational literatures in English, literary theory and cultural studies, creative writing (fiction and poetry), rhetoric and composition, new media and digital humanities
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 33 Gilmer Street
Atlanta, GA  30302-3083
United States
Contact Dr. Lynnee Lewis Gaillet
Chair
Email: lgaillet@gsu.edu
Phone: 404-413-5842
Fax: 404-413-5830

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