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Texas Woman's University

Department of English, Speech, and Foreign Languages

Denton, TX

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Overview

Texas Woman's University / Department of English, Speech, and Foreign Languages is located in Denton, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) English
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Rhetoric
Master of Arts (MA) English

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Professional paper, thesis or coursework
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Residency for at least 2 consecutive semesters (strongly encouraged), oral defense of dissertation

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

25
Applied
22
Accepted
14
Enrolled
88%

Applying

50
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 July 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st July 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of reference, minimum GPA of 3.0 on previous upper-division undergraduate and graduate work, writing sample, statement of purpose
Doctoral Degree Requirements Writing sample, 3 letters of reference, interview (for graduate assistants), minimum GPA of 3.0 on previous upper-division and graduate work, statement of purpose, masters's degree (bachelor's or masters must be in English)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

53
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.09%
Black or African American 9.43%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5.66%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (9%)
Female (90%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 1
Male (2)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: American literature, medieval literature, history of the English language, rhetoric, world literature
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 425829
Denton, TX  76204
United States
Contact Dr. Genevieve West
Chair
Email: engspfl@twu.edu
Phone: 940-898-2324
Fax: 940-898-2297

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