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University of Pittsburgh

Department of English

Pittsburgh, PA

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Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Department of English is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 16
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Varies
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

354
Applied
37
Accepted
17
Enrolled
10%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 10th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Writing Sample
Doctoral Degree Requirements Writing Sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$60
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 10
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

101
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.87%
Black or African American 14.85%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.99%
Asian 18.81%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (32%)
Female (67%)

Faculty

56
Total faculty
Full-time - 55
Part-time - 1
Male (31)
Female (25)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Composition & Rhetoric; Film & Media Studies; Literary Studies; Cultural Studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. Gayle Rogers
Chair; Professor
Email: grogers@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-6509
Fax: 412-624-6639

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