Kearney, NE
location
Public
type
Small
setting
83%
17%
student ratio
12
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 15
fall application deadline
100%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Writing Master of Arts (MA) [Writing ]
    • Creative Writing Master of Arts (MA) [Writing ]
    • Literature Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 3
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some, Thesis optional and thesis or exam (for literature option)
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

100% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 4
    • Accepted 4
    • Acceptance Rate 100
    • Enrolled 3
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $45
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 15th June 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th October 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreeswriting sample, three letters of recommendation, letter of interest
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL recommended, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 28
    • Types of financial support availableTeaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students12
    • Female Percentage83%
    • Male Percentage17%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students12
    • Part-time Percentage83%
    • Full-time Percentage17%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American8%
    • White / Caucasian83%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown or International Student0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty13
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage62%
    • Male Percentage38%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNarrative 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 yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of English

College of Fine Arts and Humanities
University of Nebraska at Kearney

905 West 25th Street
Kearney, NE 68849-0001
United States

Dr. Martha Kruse

Committee Chair

Phone: 308-865-8415
Email: krusem@unk.edu

Ms. Linda Johnson

Director, Graduate Admissions and Programs

Phone: 308-717-7881
Email: gradstudies@unk.edu

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