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Indiana University Bloomington

Department of English

Bloomington, IN

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Overview

Indiana University Bloomington / Department of English is located in Bloomington, IN.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 16
Doctoral Degrees 16

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (for all but MFA and MA in creative writing)
30-36 credit hours plus one language proficiency (for MA); 60 credit hours plus thesis (for MFA)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam; 90 credit hours; 2nd language proficiency or one language only if acquired at in-depth level

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

273
Applied
49
Accepted
21
Enrolled
18%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 2nd December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (for all but MFA and MA in creative writing)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.7

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits

Student Body

134
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
98%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.24%
Black or African American 2.99%
White or Caucasian 76%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 8.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.48%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

51
Total faculty
Full-time - 51
Part-time - 0
Male (28)
Female (23)

Location & Contact

Address Ballantine Hall 442
1020 East Kirkwood Avenue
Bloomington, IN  47405
United States
Contact Dr. Patricia Ingham
Chair
Email: pingham@indiana.edu
Phone: 812-855-0521
Fax: 812-855-9535