38
Students
Small town
Small Town
Setting
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Overview

Sam Houston State University / Department of English is located in Huntsville, TX, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) English
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Creative writing, editing, and publishing

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 16

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

17
Applied
14
Accepted
12
Enrolled
82%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th June 25th Yes
Spring deadline October 15th November 12th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Creative writing sample, letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
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 March 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

38
Total Graduate Students
68%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
31%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.63%
Black or African American 5.26%
White or Caucasian 73%
American Indian or Alaska Native 5.26%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.26%
Unknown 5.26%

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

27
Total faculty
Full-time (25)
Part-time (2)
Male (14)
Female (13)

Location & Contact

Address Huntsville, TX  77341
United States
Contact Dr. Helena Halmari
Chair
Email: eng_shh@shsu.edu
Phone: 936-294-1404
Fax: 936-294-1408