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Ball State University

Department of English

Muncie, IN

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Overview

Ball State University / Department of English is located in Muncie, IN, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Linguistics Teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) and linguistics
Master of Arts (MA) Linguistics Linguistics
Master of Arts (MA) English Creative writing
Master of Arts (MA) English Rhetoric and composition
Master of Arts (MA) English Composition
Master of Arts (MA) English Literature
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Literature
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Rhetoric and composition

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 20
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

93
Applied
57
Accepted
32
Enrolled
61%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum baccalaureate GPA of 2.75 or 3.0 in latter half of baccalaureate, statement of purpose, writing sample, three letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum graduate GPA of 3.2, statement of purpose, writing sample, three letters of recommendation

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 March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

75
Total Graduate Students
22%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 10.67%

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 2
Male (5)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: American literature; literary editing; medieval, Renaissance, and eighteenth-century British literature; rhetoric
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2000 West University Avenue
Muncie, IN  47306
United States

Phone: 765-289-1241
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