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The George Washington University

Department of English

Washington, DC

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Overview

The George Washington University / Department of English is located in Washington, DC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required
General exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

141
Applied
55
Accepted
10
Enrolled
39%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 1st September 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, writing sample
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15

Student Body

44
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.27%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.55%
Unknown 4.55%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (59%)

Location & Contact

Address 2121 I Street, NW
Washington, DC  20052
United States
Contact Robert McRuer
Chair
Email: rmcruer@gwu.edu
Phone: 202-994-6180

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