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University of Pittsburgh

Department of English

Pittsburgh, PA

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University of Pittsburgh

Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Department of English is located in Pittsburgh, PA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 16
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Varies
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

285
Applied
40
Accepted
24
Enrolled
14%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 10th December 10th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Writing sample
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Writing sample

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 10
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

108
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.11%
Black or African American 10.19%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.93%
Asian 15.74%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.85%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

59
Total faculty
Full-time - 59
Part-time - 0
Male (32)
Female (27)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cultural studies, literary studies, film and media studies, composition and rhetoric
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. Don Bialostosky
Chair
Email: dhb2@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-6509
Fax: 412-624-6639