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University of Denver

Department of English

Denver, CO

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University of Denver

Overview

University of Denver / Department of English is located in Denver, CO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Creative writing
Master of Arts (MA) Literary studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Literary studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

165
Applied
21
Accepted
10
Enrolled
13%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (advanced literature)
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree, transcripts, academic essay, statement of intent, three letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (advanced literature)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree, transcripts, academic essay, statement of intent, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample (creative writing program only)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 88

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Research

Focus of faculty research: African diaspora semiotics, Susan Howe's poetics, Renaissance drama and emblematic culture, New England Colonial literature, postmodern literature
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2000 East Asbury Avenue
Denver, CO  80208
United States
Contact Dr. Clark Davis
Professor and Chair
Email: cldavis@du.edu
Phone: 303-871-2900
Fax: 303-871-2853