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University of Louisville

Department of English

Louisville, KY

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Overview

University of Louisville / Department of English is located in Louisville, KY.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Rhetoric and composition Rhetoric and composition
Master of Arts (MA) English Literature
Master of Arts (MA) English Rhetoric and composition
Master of Arts (MA) English Creative writing

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
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
Thesis Optional
Culminating project of 25-30 pages
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

47
Applied
31
Accepted
15
Enrolled
66%

Applying

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

Entrance Requirements

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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 5
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

55
Total Graduate Students
21%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
78%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.82%
Black or African American 3.64%
White or Caucasian 90%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.82%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.82%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

40
Total faculty
Full-time - 37
Part-time - 3
Male (18)
Female (22)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Rhetoric and composition, creative writing, Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British literature, Nineteenth-Century American literature, critical theory
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
124,449

Location & Contact

Address Bingham Humanities Building, Room 315
Louisville, KY  40292
United States
Contact Dr. Glynis Ridley
Chair
Email: glynis.ridley@louisville.edu
Phone: 502-852-6803