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University of Missouri-Kansas City

Department of English Language and Literature

Kansas City, MO

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University of Missouri-Kansas City

Overview

University of Missouri–Kansas City / Department of English Language and Literature is located in Kansas City, MO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English
Master of Arts (MA) English

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Other Advanced Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

43
Applied
21
Accepted
13
Enrolled
49%

Applying

45
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 January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

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

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

Student Body

52
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.85%
Black or African American 9.62%
White or Caucasian 76%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.92%
Unknown 5.77%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

39
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 20
Male (16)
Female (23)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Creative writing: poetry and prose, computational linguistics, rhetoric and composition, African-American and British literature, print culture
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO  64110-2499
United States
Contact Dr. Virginia Blanton
Co-Chair
Email: blantonv@umkc.edu
Phone: 816-235-2560
Fax: 816-235-1308

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