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University of Washington

Department of English

Seattle , WA

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University of Washington

Overview

University of Washington / Department of English is located in Seattle, WA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) English literature and language
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) English literature and language
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) English as a second language
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Creative writing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English literature and language

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 51
Doctoral Degrees 22

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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, GRE Subject Test (MA and MAT in English)
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

664
Applied
140
Accepted
21%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (MA and MAT in English)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test

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 February 28
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

211
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

67
Total faculty
Full-time - 58
Part-time - 9
Male (40)
Female (27)

Research

Focus of faculty research: English and American literature, critical theory, creative writing, language theory
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
50,000

Location & Contact

Address Seattle, WA  98195
United States
Contact Gary J. Handwerk
Phone: 206-543-2100

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