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Seton Hall University

Department of English

South Orange, NJ

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Seton Hall University

Overview

Seton Hall University / Department of English is located in South Orange, NJ, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Literature

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

29
Applied
25
Accepted
19
Enrolled
86%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st July 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum of 21 undergraduate credits in English

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

37
Total Graduate Students
48%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
51%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 5.41%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 13.51%

Gender

Male (32%)
Female (67%)

Faculty

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

Research

Focus of faculty research: The essay, modern poetry, the novel, medieval poetry, Renaissance drama
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 400 South Orange Avenue
South Orange, NJ  07079-2697
United States
Contact Dr. Mary M. Balkun
Chair
Email: balkunma@shu.edu
Phone: 973-761-9388
Fax: 973-761-9596