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University of California, Santa Barbara

Department of English

Santa Barbara, CA

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Overview

University of California, Santa Barbara / Department of English is located in Santa Barbara, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts/Doctor of Philosophy (MA/PhD)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English European medieval studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Translation studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Environment and society
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Feminist studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Writing studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Global studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Technology and society

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

121
Applied
24
Accepted
8
Enrolled
20%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
110
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (English literature)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (English literature)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

50
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2%
Black or African American 2%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 18%

Gender

Male (38%)
Female (62%)

Faculty

45
Total faculty
Full-time - 33
Part-time - 12
Male (18)
Female (27)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Medieval, Romantic and Victorian studies; gender studies and feminist theory; literature and the mind; American literature; literature and new media/information culture
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3432 South Hall
Santa Barbara, CA  93106-3170
United States
Contact Prof. Russell Samolsky
Director of Graduate Studies
Email: rsamolsky@english.ucsb.edu
Phone: 805-893-7488
Fax: 805-893-7492

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