Philadelphia, PA
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
60%
40%
student ratio
25
total students
Tuition Cost $26,100
$26,100
average amount to complete degree
Rolling
fall application deadline
78%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Writing Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 12
    • 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? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

78% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 14
    • Accepted 11
    • Acceptance Rate 78
    • Enrolled 6
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $35
    • Application Fee - International $35
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degrees2 letters of recommendation, resume, 2 writing samples
    • 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 & Fees$26,100
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMay 1
    • Types of financial support availableScholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students25
    • Female Percentage60%
    • Male Percentage40%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students25
    • Part-time Percentage84%
    • Full-time Percentage16%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian88%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty9
    • Full-time Percentage78%
    • Part-time Percentage22%
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%

Location & Contact

Program in Writing Studies

College of Arts and Sciences
Saint Joseph's University

5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131-1395
United States

Dr. Tenaya Darlington

Director

Phone: 610-660-3131
Email: gradcas@sju.edu

Graduate Admissions, College of Arts and Sciences

Phone: 610-660-3131
Email: gradcas@sju.edu

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