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Illinois State University

Department of English

Normal, IL

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Overview

Illinois State University / Department of English is located in Normal, IL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) English English
Master of Arts (MA) Writing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English English studies
Master of Science (MS) English English
Master of Science (MS) Writing

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 10
Other Advanced Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
2 terms of residency

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

68
Applied
45
Accepted
24
Enrolled
66%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours of course work, writing sample
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Writing Sample

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

110
Total Graduate Students
16%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.45%
Black or African American 1.82%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.55%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.82%
Unknown 2.73%

Gender

Male (31%)
Female (68%)

Faculty

53
Total faculty
Full-time - 41
Part-time - 12
Male (14)
Female (39)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Illinois State Writing Project
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 100 N University St
Normal, IL  61790
United States
Contact Dr. Christopher De Santis
Department Chair
Email: ccdesan@IllinoisState.edu
Phone: 309-438-3650

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