How to apply: MA in English with a Literature Emphasis

Application materials required

To be considered for admission, you must submit the following materials on the Graduate College application website:

  • graduate admissions application
  • official transcripts
  • TOEFL score (international students)
  • statement of purpose
  • sample academic paper
  • three letters of recommendation (at least two from academic references)

To be considered for a Graduate Teaching Assistantship, you must also complete the Graduate Assistantship application form and upload it to the Graduate College application website . (Selection begins in early February: for first-round consideration of your GA application, submit all materials by February 1.) In your application please include:

Applications for program admission are reviewed year round.  However, classes can fill quickly, so be sure to apply well in advance of the semester you plan to begin attending.

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