Chicago, IL
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
71%
29%
student ratio
41
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Rolling
fall application deadline
44%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Composition/Writing Master of Arts (MA) [Writing ]
    • Literature Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 7
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * 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? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

44% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 25
    • Accepted 11
    • Acceptance Rate 44
    • Enrolled Not Reported
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $30
    • Application Fee - International $30
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degrees30 hours of undergraduate course work in literature and composition (literature), BA in English or approval (composition/writing), minimum GPA of 2.75
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students41
    • Female Percentage71%
    • Male Percentage29%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students41
    • Part-time Percentage78%
    • Full-time Percentage22%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino12%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian61%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races25%
    • Unknown or International Student0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty14
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage29%
    • Male Percentage71%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchArthurian literature, Southern American literature, rhetoric and theories of authorship
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Programs in English

College of Arts and Sciences
Northeastern Illinois University

3701 W. Bryn Mawr LWH 0041
Chicago, IL 60625-4699
United States

Dr. Timothy Libretti

Department Chair

Phone: 773-442-5820
Fax: 773-442-5490
Email: t-libretti@neiu.edu

Ms. Martha Narvaez

Graduate Admission Representative

Phone: 773-442-6006
Email: m-narvaez@neiu.edu


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