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University at Albany, State University of New York

Overview

University at Albany, State University of New York / Department of English is located in Albany, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
1 Foreign Language
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Residency

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

99
Applied
38
Accepted
13
Enrolled
38%

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 June 15th January 15th No
Spring deadline Not reported November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 15

Student Body

81
Total Graduate Students
74%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
25%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.41%
Black or African American 3.7%
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.94%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

29
Total faculty
Full-time - 28
Part-time - 1
Male (18)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Women playwrights; critical literary theory; poetry and poetics; media history, writing and reporting; creative non-fiction
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY  12222-0001
United States
Contact Randall Craig
Chair
Phone: 518-442-4056
Fax: 518-442-4599