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Texas Tech University

Department of English

Lubbock, TX

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Overview

Texas Tech University / Department of English is located in Lubbock, TX.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Technical communication
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Technical communication and rhetoric
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English
Master of Arts (MA) English

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 28
Doctoral Degrees 16

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

136
Applied
44
Accepted
32
Enrolled
32%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st January 15th Yes
Spring deadline September 1st June 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 8
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

168
Total Graduate Students
52%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
47%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.74%
Black or African American 5.36%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6%
Asian 1.79%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.57%
Unknown 1.19%

Gender

Male (36%)
Female (63%)

Faculty

88
Total faculty
Full-time - 79
Part-time - 9
Male (38)
Female (50)

Research

Focus of faculty research: American, British, and comparative literature; creative writing; linguistics; film; technical communication and rhetoric
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
21,274

Location & Contact

Address Box 43091
Lubbock, TX  79409-3091
United States
Contact Dr. Brian Still
Department Chair
Email: brian.still@ttu.edu
Phone: 806-834-6439
Fax: 806-742-0989