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Queens College of the City University of New York

Department of English

Queens, NY

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Overview

Queens College of the City University of New York / Department of English is located in Queens, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Creative writing and literary translation
Master of Arts (MA) English

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 24

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Oral exam/final essay defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

188
Applied
65
Accepted
32
Enrolled
35%

Applying

125
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; minimum 24 undergraduate credits in English or related field and 10-15 page writing sample (for MA); manuscript (for MFA)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

81
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 19.75%
Black or African American 7.41%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 12.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.23%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

131
Total faculty
Full-time - 50
Part-time - 81
Male (54)
Female (77)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Global Anglophone literature; race and ethnic studies; gender and sexuality studies; creative writing; literary translation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 65-30 Kissena Boulevard
Queens, NY  11367-1597
United States
Contact Karen Weingarten
Acting Chair
Email: karen.weingarten@qc.cuny.edu
Phone: 718-997-4661

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