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Saint Louis University

Department of English

St. Louis, MO

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Saint Louis University

Overview

Saint Louis University / Department of English is located in St. Louis, MO.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Arts (Research) (MA-R)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 13
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Comprehensive oral exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Preliminary oral and written exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

53
Applied
38
Accepted
15
Enrolled
72%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, resume, writing sample, interview
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, resum&,e, writing sample, interview, goal statement, writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

84
Total Graduate Students
45%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
54%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.38%
Black or African American 4.76%
White or Caucasian 84%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.76%

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 0
Male (11)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: English literature, American literature, post-colonial literature, composition, literary theory
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
51,000

Location & Contact

Address One North Grand Boulevard
St. Louis, MO  63103
United States
Contact Dr. Sara van den Berg
Phone: 314-977-2222