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Old Dominion University

Master of Arts in English Program

Norfolk, VA

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Old Dominion University

Overview

Old Dominion University / Master of Arts in English Program is located in Norfolk, VA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Professional writing
Master of Arts (MA) Rhetoric and composition
Master of Arts (MA) Literature

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12
Applied
8
Accepted
7
Enrolled
67%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th March 15th Yes
Winter deadline November 1st October 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 24 hours in English, sample of written work, BA
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements MA in English or related field, writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

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 Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

23
Total Graduate Students
69%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
30%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.04%
Black or African American 8.7%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native 4.35%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 13.04%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 0
Male (8)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Literary theory, composition theory, professional writing, rhetoric, British and American literature
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,451

Location & Contact

Address 5000 Batten Arts and Letters Building
Norfolk, VA  23529
United States
Contact Dr. Drew Lopenzina
Graduate Program Director
Email: alopenzi@odu.edu
Phone: 757-683-4033