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University of Cincinnati

Department of English and Comparative Literature

Cincinnati, OH

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Overview

University of Cincinnati / Department of English and Comparative Literature is located in Cincinnati, OH, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 20
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

166
Applied
152
Accepted
37
Enrolled
92%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation (3), writing samples
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation (3), writing samples

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

84
Total Graduate Students
22%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
77%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.19%
Black or African American 1.19%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 21.43%

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

41
Total faculty
Full-time - 41
Part-time - 0
Male (27)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Literature/theory, creative writing, composition, professional writing/editing, linguistics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
161,900

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 210063
Cincinnati, OH  45221
United States
Contact Leland S. Person
Phone: 513-556-6000