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Admission Requirements

Master of Arts English

  • Minimum TOEFL score of 600 on the paper examination or 100 on the internet-based examination. Please click here for other ways to meet the English language requirement
  • Graduation from a university or college with a Bachelor's degree or higher.
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • 500-750 word Personal Statement
  • Writing sample of 5-10 pages demonstrating analytical skills, research abilities, and command of clear and fluent prose
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores (with a GPA of less than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale)
  • A telephone interview may also be required

Click here to read details about how to apply for Graduate Study in English.