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Marquette University

Department of English

Milwaukee, WI

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Overview

Marquette University / Department of English is located in Milwaukee, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) British and American literature
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) American literature
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) British literature

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

41
Applied
17
Accepted
15
Enrolled
41%

Applying

50
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, GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements Official transcripts from all current and previous colleges/universities except Marquette, three letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, one or two writing samples
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Official transcripts from all current and previous colleges/universities except Marquette, three letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, one or two writing samples

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

42
Total Graduate Students
14%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
85%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.38%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 76%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.38%
Unknown 14.29%

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (54%)

Faculty

44
Total faculty
Full-time - 30
Part-time - 14
Male (17)
Female (27)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Discourse analysis, American literature, British literature, textual criticism, literary history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI  53201-1881
United States
Contact Sarah Wadsworth
Chair
Phone: 414-288-3479

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