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Queens College of the City University of New York

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 41

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/thesis 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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Tuition & Fees

$13,200
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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

100
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14%
Black or African American 10%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

37
Total faculty
Full-time - 36
Part-time - 1
Male (19)
Female (18)

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 Glenn Burger
Chair
Email: glenn.burger@qc.cuny.edu
Phone: 718-997-4658

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