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University of Delaware

Department of English

Newark, DE

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Overview

University of Delaware / Department of English is located in Newark, DE, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts/Doctor of Philosophy (MA/PhD)
Master of Arts (MA) English and American literature
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English and American literature

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 16
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
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Specialty exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

93
Applied
23
Accepted
13
Enrolled
25%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

58
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 5.17%
White or Caucasian 86%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.72%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.72%

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

49
Total faculty
Full-time - 49
Part-time - 0
Male (32)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Significant strengths in American literature and culture, material cultural studies, Renaissance studies, archival studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
100,000

Location & Contact

Address 210 South College Avenue
Newark, DE  19716
United States
Contact Edward Larkin
Phone: 302-831-2000

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