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University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Department of English

Lincoln, NE

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University of Nebraska–Lincoln / Department of English is located in Lincoln, NE, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Literature studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Creative writing
Master of Arts (MA) Composition and rhetoric
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Composition and rhetoric
Master of Arts (MA) Literature studies
Master of Arts (MA) Creative writing

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 15

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required



Application Fee - Domestic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Writing sample
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)


Hispanic/Latino 1.53%
Black or African American 2.29%
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 14.5%


Male (29%)
Female (70%)


Total faculty
Full-time - 39
Part-time - 0
Male (16)
Female (23)


Focus of faculty research: Creative writing, composition and rhetoric, women's studies, North American literature, medieval/Renaissance studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 202 Andrews Hall
Lincoln, NE  68588-0333
United States
Contact Dr. Linda Pratt
Phone: 402-472-3191
Fax: 402-472-1123

University of Nebraska-Lincoln