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Florida State University

Department of English

Tallahassee , FL

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Florida State University

Overview

Florida State University / Department of English is located in Tallahassee, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) English Creative writing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Creative writing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Rhetoric and composition
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Literature
Master of Arts (MA) English Rhetoric and composition
Master of Arts (MA) English Literature

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 21
Doctoral Degrees 24

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
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Required
33 hours of coursework including capstone essay, thesis or portfolio (MA); 45 hours of coursework including 9-12 thesis hours (MFA)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
27 hours of coursework, 24 hours of dissertation work

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

307
Applied
68
Accepted
47
Enrolled
22%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 17th December 17th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Sample of written work, 3 letters of recommendation, resume, statement of purpose
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Sample of written work, 3 letters of recommendation, resume. statement of purpose

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards August 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

173
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.89%
Black or African American 9.83%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.58%
Asian 6.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5.2%
Unknown 6.36%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (59%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: British and Irish literature, American literature, creative writing, rhetoric and composition, multiethnic transnational literature, history of text technologies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 631 University Way
Tallahassee, FL  32312
United States
Contact Dr. Gary Taylor
Chair
Email: gtaylor@fsu.edu
Phone: 850-644-4230
Fax: 850-644-0811

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