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University of Dayton

Department of English

Dayton, OH

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University of Dayton

Overview

University of Dayton / Department of English is located in Dayton, OH, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Writing and rhetoric
Master of Arts (MA) Teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL)
Master of Arts (MA) Literary and cultural studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

35
Applied
12
Accepted
34%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
50
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements 24 undergraduate-level semester hours in literature and/or writing; minimum GPA of 3.0; transcripts; personal statement; 8-10 page writing sample; three professional letters of recommendation

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 Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

21
Total Graduate Students
33%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 9.52%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 4.76%

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (71%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 0
Male (11)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Gender and Victorian periodicals; literature and human rights; Paul Lawrence Dunbar; the archetype of the Indian princess; Amish country
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 300 College Park
Dayton, OH  45469
United States
Contact Dr. Andrew Slade
Chair
Email: aslade1@udayton.edu
Phone: 937-229-3434
Fax: 937-229-3563

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