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University of Utah

Department of English

Salt Lake City, UT

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Overview

University of Utah / Department of English is located in Salt Lake City, UT, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) English Literary and cultural studies
Master of Arts (MA) English Rhetoric and composition
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) English Creative writing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Literary and cultural studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Creative writing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Rhetoric and composition

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 8
Other Advanced Degrees 0

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam exams required to be admitted
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Required for some
Essay written and presented for MA, thesis for MFA
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam students applying to the PhD degree programs must hold a BA or BS degree from an accredited College or University; successful completion of a previous Master's degree; a cumulative GPA of 3.3; TOEFL/IELTS scores for International applicants
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

248
Applied
34
Accepted
18
Enrolled
14%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam Exams required to be admitted
Master's Degree Requirements Students applying to the MA or MFA degree programs must hold a BA or BS degree from an accredited College or University; a cumulative GPA of 3.3; TOEFL/IELTS scores for International applicants
Doctoral Degree Exam Students applying to the PhD degree programs must hold a BA or BS degree from an accredited College or University; successful completion of a previous Master's degree; a cumulative GPA of 3.3; TOEFL/IELTS scores for International applicants

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 80
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$50,000
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

70
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.29%
Black or African American 1.43%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.71%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.29%
Unknown 10%

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 0
Male (8)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Literary & cultural studies, creative writing, race and ethnicity, digital humanities and media studies, disability studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
500

Location & Contact

Address 255 South Central Campus Drive
Room 3500
Salt Lake City, UT  84112
United States
Contact Prof. Scott Black
Chair, Department of English
Email: scott.black@utah.edu
Phone: 801-581-3393
Fax: 801-585-5167

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