Kent, OH
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
68%
32%
student ratio
130
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
61%
acceptance rate
7 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Rhetoric And Composition Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Rhetoric]
    • English Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Literature And Writing Master of Arts (MA) [Writing ]
    • English For Teachers Master of Arts (MA) [English Education ]
    • Teaching English As A Second Language Master of Arts (MA) [English as a Second Language ]
    • Creative Writing Master of Fine Arts (MFA) [Writing ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 30
    • Doctoral Degrees 8
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 21
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • 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 1 Foreign Language, Thesis Required for some and final portfolio, final exam, or thesis (for MA in teaching English as a second language)
    • Doctoral Degrees 1 Foreign Language, Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

61% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 98
    • Accepted 60
    • Acceptance Rate 61
    • Enrolled 19
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $70
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation, and writing sample or undergraduate/graduate paper, transcripts
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation, and writing sample or undergraduate/graduate paper, transcripts
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score of 600 paper-based, 100 iBT), IELTS (minimum score of 7.0), Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score of 85), or PTE (minimum score of 68)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableGraduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students130
    • Female Percentage68%
    • Male Percentage32%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students130
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Full-time Percentage85%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian70%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown or International Student22%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty45
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage64%
    • Male Percentage36%

Location & Contact

Department of English

College of Arts and Sciences
Kent State University

PO Box 5190
Kent, OH 44242-0001
United States

Dr. Robert Trogdon

Chair

Phone: 330-672-2676
Email: rtrogdon@kent.edu

Kevin Floyd

Professor and Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 330-672-1708
Email: kfloyd@kent.edu

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