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Admission Requirements

  1. Graduate Admissions Application
  2. Application Fee
  3. Official transcript from the baccalaureate degree granting institution
  4. At least twelve hours of upper-division English courses with a 3.0 GPA or better
  5. Official GRE scores
  6. Three letters of recommendation that discuss the applicant’s potential for success in an English graduate program
  7. Creative writing sample of either 20 pages of prose or a collection of 8-10 poems

Note: Applicants may submit a critical writing sample to supplement but not substitute their creative work(s).

Deadlines: Fall semester, March 15 (for full consideration including funding); Spring semester, October 15 (for full consideration including funding).

Program Director

Dr. Scott Kaukonen

Scott Kaukonen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

 Evans 412

Graduate Education Support

Office of Graduate Admissions

(Applicants and Prospective Students)


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