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Students
Small town
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Overview

University of Nebraska at Kearney / Department of English is located in Kearney, NE, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Writing
Master of Arts (MA) Literature
Master of Arts (MA) Creative writing

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Optional
Thesis or exam (for literature option)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4
Applied
4
Accepted
3
Enrolled
100%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th June 15th No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Writing sample, three letters of recommendation, letter of interest
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 28
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

12
Total Graduate Students
83%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
16%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.33%
Black or African American 8.33%
White or Caucasian 83%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (16%)
Female (83%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time (13)
Part-time (0)
Male (5)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Narrative theory, popular culture, western and plains literature, women's studies, media studies, children's literature, poetry, speculative fiction, creative writing, comics, composition and rhetoric, renaissance drama, film studies, ecocriticism
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 905 West 25th Street
Kearney, NE  68849-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Martha Kruse
Committee Chair
Email: krusem@unk.edu
Phone: 308-865-8415