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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Overview

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill / Department of English is located in Chapel Hill, NC, in a suburban 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 17
Doctoral Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

333
Applied
47
Accepted
24
Enrolled
14%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 for last 2 undergraduate years, writing sample
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 for last 2 undergraduate years, writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

147
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.72%
Black or African American 4.76%
White or Caucasian 88%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.68%
Asian 2.72%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (35%)
Female (64%)

Faculty

63
Total faculty
Full-time - 51
Part-time - 12
Male (34)
Female (29)

Research

Focus of faculty research: African-American, Southern, period, genre, critical theory/culture studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Chapel Hill, NC  27599
United States
Contact Dr. James P. Thompson
Chairman
Phone: 919-962-6872
Fax: 919-962-3520

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