Department of English Language and Literature Division of the Humanities University of Chicago

Department of English Language and Literature Division of the Humanities University of Chicago

Chicago, IL
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
54%
46%
student ratio
81
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 15
fall application deadline
4%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • English Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 8
    • Doctoral Degrees 13
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • 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
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 2 Foreign Languages, Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

4% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 487
    • Accepted 23
    • Acceptance Rate 4
    • Enrolled 13
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $90
    • Application Fee - International $90
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, 15-20 page writing sample, statement of purpose, and 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts for all previous degrees and institutions attended
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 15
    • Types of financial support availableFederal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students81
    • Female Percentage54%
    • Male Percentage46%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students81
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian47%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races10%
    • Unknown or International Student25%

Location & Contact

Department of English Language and Literature

Division of the Humanities
University of Chicago

1115 East 58th Street
Chicago, IL 60637-1513
United States

Dr. Deborah Nelson

Chair

Phone: 773-702-8024
Email: dnelson@uchicago.edu

Michael Beetley

Assistant Dean of Students, Admissions and Fellowships

Phone: 773-702-1552
Fax: 773-834-9148
Email: humanitiesadmissions@uchicago.edu


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