53
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte / Department of English is located in Charlotte, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) English
(Graduate Certificate) Technical and professional writing
(Graduate Certificate) Applied linguistics

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 19
Other Advanced Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, MAT
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis, comprehensive exam, or project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

38
Applied
33
Accepted
18
Enrolled
87%

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 March 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE, MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, statement of purpose, recommendation letters
Additional Entrance Requirements Statement of purpose, three letters of recommendation, writing sample, minimum GPA of 2.75

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

53
Total Graduate Students
37%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
62%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.43%
Black or African American 1.89%
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.89%
Unknown 1.89%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

35
Total faculty
Full-time (33)
Part-time (2)
Male (15)
Female (20)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
30,460

Location & Contact

Address 9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC  28223-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Mark West
Chair
Email: miwest@uncc.edu
Phone: 704-687-0618