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University of Florida

Department of English

Gainesville, FL

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Overview

University of Florida / Department of English is located in Gainesville, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Creative writing
Master of Arts (MA) English
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 18

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

169
Applied
28
Accepted
13
Enrolled
17%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No
Spring deadline January 1st January 1st No

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

101
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
91%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.89%
Black or African American 6.93%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.99%
Asian 0.99%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.96%

Gender

Male (38%)
Female (61%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Modern global literatures in English, film and media studies, cultural studies and critical theory, American literature, English literature
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 117310
Gainesville, FL  32611
United States
Contact Kenneth Kidd PhD
Professor and Department Chair
Email: kbkidd@ufl.edu
Phone: 352-294-2807
Fax: 352-392-0860