Back to Results
West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Department of English

West Chester, PA

Interested?

Interested in Department of English? Admissions officers are waiting to hear from you!

Get More Info
West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Overview

West Chester University of Pennsylvania / Department of English is located in West Chester, PA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) English Writing, teaching, and criticism
Master of Arts (MA) English Creative writing
Master of Arts (MA) English Literature
(Certificate) Publishing
(Teaching Certificate) Secondary English

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Other Advanced Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional
Other Advanced Degrees Capstone internship and e-portfolio (for Certificate in publishing)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

43
Applied
38
Accepted
25
Enrolled
88%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported May 15th No
Spring deadline Not reported October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.8, two letters of recommendation, writing sample, goals statement, official transcripts
Additional Entrance Requirements Two letters of recommendation, statement of goals, official transcripts; undergraduate degree (for Certificate); minimum GPA of 2.85 and writing sample (for Teaching Certificate)

Tuition & Fees

Calculator icon

Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

72
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 1.39%
White or Caucasian 88%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.39%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.17%
Unknown 1.39%

Gender

Male (38%)
Female (61%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Critical theory, cultural studies, literature, rhetoric and composition, creative writing
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address University Avenue and High Street
West Chester, PA  19383
United States
Contact Dr. Rodney Mader
Chair
Email: rmader@wcupa.edu
Phone: 610-436-2822
Fax: 610-738-0516

×