Graduate Admission

Application Deadline: December 31. All materials must be received by the deadline for consideration for Fall semester. The department does not admit new incoming graduate students for Spring semesters.

The English Department does not accept applications after December 31st.

Early submission of applications for fellowships and graduate teaching assistantship is highly desirable. We urge candidates to submit all their materials early for fellowship and/or GTAship consideration. All materials must be received by the December 31st deadline. This includes supplemental items such as GRE scores, letters of recommendation, etc. See below for a list of required supplemental materials.

GRE score reports will be delayed because of the GRE testing format revisions. Information on the score reporting schedule.


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