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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Department of English

Charlotte, NC

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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
(Graduate Certificate) Technical and professional writing
Master of Arts (MA) English Applied linguistics, children's lit., composition/rhetoric, creative writing, english ed., english for specific purposes, literature, tech/prof w
(Graduate Certificate) Applied linguistics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 16
Other Advanced Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required
Project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

26
Applied
25
Accepted
17
Enrolled
96%

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 Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, statement of purpose, recommendation letters; unofficial transcript
Additional Entrance Requirements Statement of purpose, three letters of recommendation, writing sample, minimum GPA of 2.75, current GRE score/current MAT score/portfolio of professional-level documents (technical/professional writing)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 557
TOEFL IBT score: 83
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

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

58
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.72%
Black or African American 15.52%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 8.62%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

32
Total faculty
Full-time - 31
Part-time - 1
Male (15)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: African American literature of the nineteenth century; narrative theory & pragmatics; issues implicated in the learning of English; early modern English literature; medieval literature
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
11,610

Location & Contact

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

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