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Murray State University

Department of English and Philosophy

Murray, KY

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Overview

Murray State University / Department of English and Philosophy is located in Murray, KY, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Creative writing
Doctor of Arts (DA) English pedagogy and technology
Master of Arts (MA) English
Master of Arts (MA) Teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL)
(Certificate) Gender studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 21

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

55
Applied
52
Accepted
30
Enrolled
95%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
50
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE or GMAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum university GPA of 2.75
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE or GMAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum university GPA of 2.75
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum university GPA of 2.75

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 527
TOEFL IBT score: 71

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

122
Total Graduate Students
74%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
25%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 4.1%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.64%
Asian 1.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.64%
Unknown 1.64%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (59%)

Faculty

27
Total faculty
Full-time - 26
Part-time - 1
Male (13)
Female (14)

Location & Contact

Address 102 Curris Center
Murray, KY  42071
United States
Contact Dr. Sue Sroda
Chair, Department of English and Philosophy
Email: msroda@murraystate.edu
Phone: 270-809-4715
Fax: 270-809-4545

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