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Clemson University

Department of English

Clemson, SC

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Overview

Clemson University / Department of English is located in Clemson, SC, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) English
Master of Arts (MA) Writing, rhetoric and media
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Rhetoric, communication and information design

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Varies
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

30
Applied
20
Accepted
9
Enrolled
67%

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Unofficial transcripts, personal statement, writing sample, letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$20,696
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

67
Total Graduate Students
23%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
76%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.99%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 83%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.49%
Unknown 2.99%

Gender

Male (35%)
Female (64%)

Faculty

73
Total faculty
Full-time - 66
Part-time - 7
Male (36)
Female (37)

Research

Focus of faculty research: English literature, British literature, American literature, literary theory
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
20,544

Location & Contact

Address 801 Strode Tower
Clemson, SC  29634
United States
Contact Dr. Susanna Ashton
Department Chair
Email: sashton@clemson.edu
Phone: 864-656-3151