120
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Kent State University / Department of English is located in Kent, OH, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) English for teachers
Master of Arts (MA) Teaching English as a second language
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Creative writing
Master of Arts (MA) Literature and writing
Master of Arts (MA) English
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Rhetoric and composition

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 37
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Required for some
Final portfolio, final exam, or thesis (for MA in teaching English as a second language)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

63
Applied
48
Accepted
18
Enrolled
76%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Goal statement, 3 letters of recommendation, 8-15 page writing sample relevant to the field of study (waived for MA in English for teachers concentration), transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation, 8-15 page writing sample relevant to field of study, transcripts

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

120
Total Graduate Students
15%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
84%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.67%
Black or African American 3.33%
White or Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 0.83%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.5%
Unknown 5.83%

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

27
Total faculty
Full-time (25)
Part-time (2)
Male (13)
Female (14)

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 5190
Kent, OH  44242-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Robert Trogdon
Chair
Email: rtrogdon@kent.edu
Phone: 330-672-2676