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University of Rochester

Department of English

Rochester, NY

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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

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 15
Doctoral Degrees 2

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

103
Applied
40
Accepted
16
Enrolled
39%

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

Exam Details
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
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.58%
Black or African American 1.52%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.52%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.03%
Unknown 9.09%

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 0
Male (15)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: English, American, and Anglophone literature, poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and drama
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
267,789

Location & Contact

Address 426 Morey Hall, PO Box 270451
Rochester, NY  14627
United States
Contact John Michael
Chair
Email: john.michael@rochester.edu
Phone: 585-275-4974

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