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Lehigh University

Department of English

Bethlehem, PA

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Overview

Lehigh University / Department of English is located in Bethlehem, PA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

50
Applied
15
Accepted
11
Enrolled
30%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in undergraduate English courses
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5 in MA coursework

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 620
TOEFL IBT score: 96

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

39
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.56%
Black or African American 2.56%
White or Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 17.95%

Gender

Male (23%)
Female (76%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 0
Male (12)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Literature and social justice, English literature, American literature, literature and medicine, postcolonial literature
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
11,531

Location & Contact

Address Drown Hall
35 Sayre Drive
Bethlehem, PA  18015
United States
Contact Dr. Dawn Keetley
Chairperson
Email: dek7@lehigh.edu
Phone: 610-758-3311
Fax: 610-758-6616

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