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Lamar University

Department of English and Modern Languages

Beaumont, TX

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Lamar University

Overview

Lamar University / Department of English and Modern Languages is located in Beaumont, TX.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) English
Master of Arts (MA) Teaching Spanish

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Optional
Practicum

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

18
Applied
18
Accepted
10
Enrolled
100%

Applying

25
Application Fee - Domestic
50
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 10th July 1st No
Spring deadline January 5th December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.5 in last 60 hours of undergraduate course work

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

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

30
Total Graduate Students
70%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
30%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 50%
Black or African American 6.67%
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (16%)
Female (83%)

Faculty

34
Total faculty
Full-time - 30
Part-time - 4
Male (13)
Female (21)

Research

Focus of faculty research: British, Renaissance, nineteenth-century, and American literature; creative writing; modern literature; African-American literature
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 10023
Beaumont, TX  77701
United States
Contact Dr. Jim Sanderson
Chair
Phone: 409-880-8558
Fax: 409-880-8591