Bowling Green, KY
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
69%
31%
student ratio
36
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 1
fall application deadline
61%
acceptance rate
9 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Literature Master of Arts (MA) [American literature]
      Master of Arts (MA) [British literature]
      Master of Arts (MA) [literary theory]
      Master of Arts (MA) [women writers]
      Master of Arts (MA) [world literature]
    • Education Master of Arts (MA) [English Education ]
    • Writing Master of Arts (MA) [Writing ]
    • Teaching English As A Second Language Master of Arts (MA) [English as a Second Language ]
    • English Master of Arts in Education (MA Ed) [English Education ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 17
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis optional and final exam
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

61% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 13
    • Accepted 8
    • Acceptance Rate 61
    • Enrolled 4
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $35
    • Application Fee - International $35
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 1st April 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st September 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 2.75
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 555 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, service awards

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students36
    • Female Percentage69%
    • Male Percentage31%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students36
    • Part-time Percentage56%
    • Full-time Percentage44%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American8%
    • White / Caucasian86%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown or International Student0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty17
    • Full-time Percentage94%
    • Part-time Percentage6%
    • Female Percentage65%
    • Male Percentage35%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchImproving writing, linking teacher knowledge and performance, Victorian women writers, Kentucky women writers, Kentucky poets
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,800

Location & Contact

Department of English

Potter College of Arts and Letters
Western Kentucky University

1906 College Heights Boulevard
Bowling Green, KY 42101
United States

Dr. Karen Schneider


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