105
Students
Rural setting
Rural
Setting
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Overview

Southern Illinois University Carbondale / Department of English is located in Carbondale, IL, in a rural setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Composition Rhetoric
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Composition Composition
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Composition Literature
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Creative writing
Master of Arts (MA) Composition Rhetoric
Master of Arts (MA) Composition Composition
Master of Arts (MA) Composition Literature

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

33
Applied
25
Accepted
13
Enrolled
76%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.7
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.25
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

105
Total Graduate Students
63%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
36%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.9%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

34
Total faculty
Full-time (33)
Part-time (1)
Male (19)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: British literature, English literature, modern Continental literature, literary criticism and theory, film studies, Irish studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Carbondale, IL  62901-4701
United States
Contact Dr. Elizabeth Klaver
Chair
Email: etklaver@siu.edu
Phone: 618-453-6866