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University of Illinois at Chicago

Department of English

Chicago, IL

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University of Illinois at Chicago

Overview

University of Illinois at Chicago / Department of English is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required
Written and oral exams

Admissions

Applying

60
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 No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.0

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 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

102
Total Graduate Students
25%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
74%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.82%
Black or African American 0.98%
White or Caucasian 74%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.96%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.96%
Unknown 1.96%

Gender

Male (51%)
Female (48%)

Faculty

81
Total faculty
Full-time - 71
Part-time - 10
Male (42)
Female (39)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Literary history and theory
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 601 South Morgan Street
Chicago, IL  60607-7128
United States
Contact Prof. Walter Benn Michaels
Head
Email: wbm@uic.edu
Phone: 312-413-2203
Fax: 312-413-1005