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The University of Akron

Department of English

Akron, OH

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The University of Akron

Overview

The University of Akron / Department of English is located in Akron, OH, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Composition
Master of Arts (MA) Literature
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Creative writing

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 23
Other Advanced Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

18
Applied
18
Accepted
13
Enrolled
100%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements BA in English, minimum GPA of 2.75, statement of purpose

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 92

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

48
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.08%
Black or African American 2.08%
White or Caucasian 79%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 2.08%

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 3
Male (12)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: British and American literary studies, literary theory, creative writing, applied linguistics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
29,101

Location & Contact

Address 302 Buchtel Common
Akron, OH  44325
United States
Contact Dr. Sheldon Wrice
Interim Chair
Email: swrice1@uakron.edu
Phone: 330-972-6023

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