Department of English College of Arts and Sciences University of New Mexico

Department of English College of Arts and Sciences University of New Mexico

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers Creative Writing (MFA); English (MA, Phd).
Degree Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, One Foreign Language, Comprehensive Exam (For Some Programs), Portfolio; Thesis (MFA); For Doctorate, 2 Foreign Languages, Comprehensive Exam, Thesis/Dissertation.
Degree Program Information:
Part-Time Programs Available.


Entrance Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, GRE General Test, Writing Sample; For Doctorate, GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (Literature), Writing Sample.
Application Deadline:
For Fall Admission, 1/15 For Domestic Students.
Application Fee:
Student Statistics:
Average Age 35. 201 Applicants, 27% Accepted, 34 Enrolled.

Student Body

Student Population:
89 Full-Time (61 Women), 26 Part-Time (16 Women); Includes 22 Minority (2 African Americans, 2 American Indian/Alaskan Native, 2 Asian Americans Or Pacific Islanders, 16 Hispanic Americans), 2 International.


81 Full-Time (54 Women), 121 Part-Time/Adjunct (80 Women).

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
In 2010&Ndash;11, 95 Students Received Support, Including 2 Research Assistantships (Averaging $2,600 Per Year), 70 Teaching Assistantships With Full Tuition Reimbursements Available (Averaging $13,924 Per Year); Fellowships, Career-Related Internships Or Fieldwork, Scholarships/Grants, Health Care Benefits, And Unspecified Assistantships Also Available. Financial Award Application Deadline: 1/15; Financial Award Applicants Required To Submit FAFSA.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Dr. Gail Turley Houston
Albuquerque, NM 87131-2039
Phone: 505-277-6347
Fax: 505-277-0021

Contact Info
N. Ezra Meier
Graduate Advisor
Albuquerque, NM 87131-2039
Phone: 505-277-4437
Fax: 505-277-0021

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