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The University of Texas at El Paso

Department of English

El Paso, TX

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Overview

The University of Texas at El Paso / Department of English is located in El Paso, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Rhetoric and writing studies
(Certificate) Bilingual professional writing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Rhetoric and composition
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Teaching English
Master of Arts (MA) English and American literature

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 General Test
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Applying

15
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Research

Focus of faculty research: Literature, creative writing, literary theory
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 500 West University Avenue
El Paso, TX  79968-0001
United States
Contact Maggy Smith
Chair
Email: msmith@utep.edu
Phone: 915-747-6642