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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Department of English

Milwaukee, WI

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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Overview

University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee / Department of English is located in Milwaukee, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Literary and critical studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Literature and language studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Literature, culture, and media
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Media, cinema and digital studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Professional writing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English English language and linguistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Literature and cultural theory
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Rhetoric and composition
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Rhetoric and writing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English English secondary education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Professional and technical writing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Creative writing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Literary and critical studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Literature and language studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Literature, culture, and media
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Media, cinema and digital studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Professional writing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English English language and linguistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Creative writing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Literature and cultural theory
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Rhetoric and composition
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Rhetoric and writing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English English secondary education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Professional and technical writing
Master of Arts (MA) English English language and linguistics
Master of Arts (MA) English Professional and technical communication
Master of Arts (MA) English Literature and language studies
Master of Arts (MA) English Literature, culture, and media
Master of Arts (MA) English Media, cinema and digital studies
Master of Arts (MA) English Literary and critical studies
Master of Arts (MA) English Creative writing
Master of Arts (MA) English Rhetoric and writing
Master of Arts (MA) English English secondary education
Master of Arts (MA) English Professional and technical writing

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

166
Applied
35
Accepted
27
Enrolled
21%

Applying

56
Application Fee - Domestic
96
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline September 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

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 Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

132
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.76%
Black or African American 1.52%
White or Caucasian 82%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.76%
Asian 3.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.03%
Unknown 1.52%

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 413
Milwaukee, WI  53201-0413
United States
Contact Mark Netzloff
Department Chair
Email: netzloff@uwm.edu
Phone: 414-229-4511

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