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Mississippi State University

Department of English

Mississippi State, MS

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Mississippi State University

Overview

Mississippi State University / Department of English is located in Mississippi State, MS, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Comprehensive oral or written exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20
Applied
15
Accepted
10
Enrolled
75%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
80
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75 on last two years of undergraduate courses

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 625
TOEFL IBT score: 106
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 8

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 Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

27
Total Graduate Students
14%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
85%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.41%
Black or African American 22.22%
White or Caucasian 59%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 1
Male (14)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Literary criticism, linguistics, textual editing, editing quot; Mississippi Quarterly quot;, Southern literature
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box E
Mississippi State, MS  39762
United States
Contact Dr. Daniel Punday
Professor and Head
Email: dp1525@msstate.edu
Phone: 662-325-3644
Fax: 662-325-3645