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University of Maryland, College Park

Program in English Language and Literature

College Park, MD

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University of Maryland, College Park

Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / Program in English Language and Literature is located in College Park, MD.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 14

Earning Your Degree

Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Oral and written exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

261
Applied
55
Accepted
20
Enrolled
21%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 8th December 8th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5, writing sample, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.7, writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships

Student Body

105
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
92%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.86%
Black or African American 11.43%
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.95%
Asian 1.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.9%
Unknown 2.86%

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact William Cohen
Chair
Email: wcohen@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-3807
Fax: 301-314-7539