Department of English Language and Literature School of Arts and Sciences The Catholic University of America

Department of English Language and Literature School of Arts and Sciences The Catholic University of America

Washington, DC
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
56%
44%
student ratio
36
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 15
fall application deadline
48%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Rhetoric Certificate [Rhetoric]
    • English Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [English ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [English ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language and Comp Exam Required
    • Doctoral Degrees 2 Foreign Languages, Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

48% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 35
    • Accepted 17
    • Acceptance Rate 48
    • Enrolled 0
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $55
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 15th July 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 15th November 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, statement of purpose, official copies of academic transcripts, and three letters of recommendation, writing sample
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, statement of purpose, official copies of academic transcripts, and three letters of recommendation, writing sample
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students36
    • Female Percentage56%
    • Male Percentage44%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students36
    • Part-time Percentage81%
    • Full-time Percentage19%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian69%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races12%
    • Unknown or International Student11%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty16
    • Full-time Percentage88%
    • Part-time Percentage12%
    • Female Percentage44%
    • Male Percentage56%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchMedieval literature, theory and history of rhetoric, Renaissance literature, religion and literature, English and American drama
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$4,035

Location & Contact

Department of English Language and Literature

School of Arts and Sciences
The Catholic University of America

Cardinal Station
Washington, DC 20064
United States

Dr. Ernest Suarez

Chair

Phone: 202-319-5488
Fax: 202-319-4188
Email: johnsong@cua.edu

Dr. Steven Brown

Director of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 202-319-5057
Fax: 202-319-6533
Email: cua-admissions@cua.edu


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