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Hunter College of the City University of New York

Overview

Hunter College of the City University of New York / Department of English is located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Literature, language, and theory
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Creative writing Fiction
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Creative writing Poetry
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Creative writing Memoir

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 18

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

470
Applied
40
Accepted
31
Enrolled
9%

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Student Body

78
Total Graduate Students
100%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
Not Reported
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.82%
Black or African American 5.13%
White or Caucasian 73%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (71%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Medieval, early modern, late century, Asian-American, and post-colonial literatures
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 695 Park Avenue
New York, NY  10065-5085
United States
Contact Dr. Cristina Alfar
Chair
Email: calfar@hunter.cuny.edu
Phone: 212-772-5187
Fax: 212-772-5411

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