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Temple University

Department of English

Philadelphia, PA

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Temple University

Overview

Temple University / Department of English is located in Philadelphia, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

107
Applied
72
Accepted
17
Enrolled
67%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 620
TOEFL IBT score: 105

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15

Student Body

79
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.33%
Black or African American 5.06%
White or Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.27%
Asian 8.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 2.53%

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

36
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 14
Male (23)
Female (13)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Early modern British literature, American literature, modernism, critical theory, rhetoric, composition
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19122-6096
United States
Contact Don Lee
MFA Program Director
Email: don.lee@temple.edu
Phone: 215-204-1796
Fax: 215-204-9620

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