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Kent State University

Department of English

Kent, OH

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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) 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
Master of Arts (MA) English for teachers

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 19
Doctoral Degrees 3

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Final portfolio, final exam, practicum 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

69
Applied
53
Accepted
18
Enrolled
77%

Applying

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
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, for MA - TESL Int'l English proficiency scores: TOEFL (ibT): 79, MELAB 77, IELTS 6.5, PTE 58; for the M.A. - English, TOEFL (ibT): 94, MELAB 82, IELTS 7.0, PTE 65
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, Master's degree, 3.0 GPA on 4.0 scale; Ph.D Rhetoric & Comp -English proficiency for Int'l: TOEFL (ibT) 102, MELAB 86, IELTS 7.5, PTE 73; Ph.D - English: TOEFL (ibT) 94, MELAB 82, IELTS 7.5, PTE 73

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

113
Total Graduate Students
21%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.88%
Black or African American 2.65%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 3.54%

Gender

Male (36%)
Female (63%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 2
Male (11)
Female (10)

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

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