66
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Department of English

Overview

University of Rochester / Department of English is located in Rochester, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 16
Doctoral Degrees 7

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

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comprehensive exam or comprehensive essay
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

137
Applied
48
Accepted
19
Enrolled
35%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Personal statement (two to three pages, double spaced), writing sample, two to three letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Personal statement (two to three pages, double spaced), writing sample, two to three letters of recommendation

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits

Student Body

66
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
92%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.55%
Black or African American 1.52%
White or Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.52%
Unknown 12.12%

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time (21)
Part-time (0)
Male (14)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: English, American, and Anglophone literature, poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and drama
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
297,687

Location & Contact

Address 426 Morey Hall, PO Box 270451
Rochester, NY  14627-0451
United States
Contact Rosemary Kegl
Chair
Email: rosemary.kegl@rochester.edu
Phone: 585-275-4092