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San Diego State University

Department of English and Comparative Literature

San Diego, CA

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Overview

San Diego State University / Department of English and Comparative Literature is located in San Diego, CA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) English
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Creative writing

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 38

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

154
Applied
95
Accepted
40
Enrolled
62%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.85, writing sample, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA

Student Body

145
Total Graduate Students
40%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
59%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.48%
Black or African American 4.14%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.52%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 17.24%

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
105,868

Location & Contact

Address 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA  92182
United States
Contact Sherry Little
Phone: 619-594-5200