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Old Dominion University

Doctoral Program in English

Norfolk, VA

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Overview

Old Dominion University / Doctoral Program in English is located in Norfolk, VA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Research competency in foreign language, statistics, or new media

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

83
Applied
18
Accepted
10
Enrolled
22%

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements MA in English or related field with minimum GPA of 3.5, writing sample, resume, goals statement, letter of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

61
Total Graduate Students
88%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
11%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.64%
Black or African American 8.2%
White or Caucasian 83%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.64%
Two or more races 1.64%
Unknown 3.28%

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 1
Male (10)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: New media studies, rhetoric, teaching and learning of writing, literature, cultural studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 5000 Batten Arts and Letters Building
Norfolk, VA  23529
United States
Contact Dr. Kevin Eric DePew
Graduate Program Director
Email: kdepew@odu.edu
Phone: 757-683-4019
Fax: 757-683-3241

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