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University of West Florida

Department of English

Pensacola, FL


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University of West Florida


University of West Florida / Department of English is located in Pensacola, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Creative writing
Master of Arts (MA) Literature

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (minimum score: verbal 500, writing 4.5) or MAT (minimum score 413)
Thesis Required



Application Fee - Domestic
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st June 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (minimum score: verbal 500, writing 4.5) or MAT (minimum score 413)
Master's Degree Requirements Official transcripts; two-page statement of purpose; writing sample (2500 words of literary analysis for literature track, or 2500 words of fiction/non-fiction prose or 10 poems for creative writing track); three letters of recommendation from instructors; 20 hours' upper-division undergraduate coursework in English

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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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
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships


Focus of faculty research: Faulkner, Shakespeare, American humor, women's studies, poetry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, FL  32514-5750
United States
Contact Dr. Bob Yeager
Phone: 850-474-2923