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University of Utah

Department of English

Salt Lake City, UT

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Overview

University of Utah / Department of English is located in Salt Lake City, UT, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) English Literary and cultural studies
Master of Arts (MA) English Rhetoric and composition
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) English Creative writing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Literary and cultural studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Creative writing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English Rhetoric and composition

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

225
Applied
38
Accepted
14
Enrolled
17%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.2
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.2

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 650
TOEFL IBT score: 115
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 9

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits

Student Body

68
Total Graduate Students
36%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
63%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.35%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.41%
Unknown 10.29%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

36
Total faculty
Full-time - 31
Part-time - 5
Male (21)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Creative writing including poetics and modern poetry, fiction, and experimental forms; nineteenth- and twentieth-century British and American literature; American Studies, the American West, and environmental studies; critical theory and practice; race and gender studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
126,500

Location & Contact

Address 255 South Central Campus Drive
Room 3500
Salt Lake City, UT  84112
United States
Contact Prof. Barry L. Weller
Department Chair
Email: barry.weller@utah.edu
Phone: 801-581-6168
Fax: 801-585-5167