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South Dakota State University

Department of English

Brookings, SD

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Overview

South Dakota State University / Department of English is located in Brookings, SD, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Oral and written exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10
Applied
9
Accepted
9
Enrolled
90%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported April 15th Yes
Spring deadline Not reported August 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

28
Total Graduate Students
96%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
3%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.57%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 89%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 0
Male (6)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: English and American literature topics, regional literature (Midwestern), women's literature, Lakota literature and culture, rhetoric and writing
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Box 2201
Brookings, SD  57007
United States
Contact Dr. Kathleen Donovan
Head
Email: kathleen.donovan@sdstate.edu
Phone: 605-688-5191
Fax: 605-688-5192

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