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St. John's University

Department of English

Queens, NY

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Overview

St. John's University / Department of English is located in Queens, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 15
Doctoral Degrees 9

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 Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Portfolio
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

64
Applied
47
Accepted
24
Enrolled
73%

Applying

70
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, transcripts, resume, personal statement
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, transcripts, resume, personal statement

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

89
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.87%
Black or African American 11.24%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 8.99%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5.62%
Unknown 5.62%

Gender

Male (30%)
Female (69%)

Faculty

54
Total faculty
Full-time - 27
Part-time - 27
Male (33)
Female (21)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Literary, cultural, and composition theory; writing studies; postcolonial and ethnic studies; British and American literature; creative writing
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY  11439
United States
Contact Dr. Stephen Sicari
Chair
Email: sicaris@stjohns.edu
Phone: 718-990-6390

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