53
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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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

Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

149
Applied
63
Accepted
22
Enrolled
42%

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

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
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

53
Total Graduate Students
47%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
52%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.77%
Black or African American 3.77%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.89%
Unknown 3.77%

Gender

Male (32%)
Female (67%)

Faculty

44
Total faculty
Full-time (31)
Part-time (13)
Male (20)
Female (24)

Location & Contact

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