English Graduate Programs

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Program Details:

  • Application Requirements:
    • Online application form
    • Transcripts
    • GRE (General) (Subject test optional)
    • 3 recommendation letters
    • Writing sample: The writing sample should be a work of literary analysis that is 10 - 20 pages long. It should demonstrate your ability to articulate a clear, specific argument and to support that argument through close readings of a literary text or texts. It is preferable if the sample also makes reference to secondary critical sources, but this is not a requirement.
    • Statement of goals (1-2 pages):  The personal statement should address the following: the reason(s) you wish to pursue advanced study in literature; specific areas of literary study you hope to concentrate on; academic work you’ve done; how Villanova in particular might help you develop your intellectual interests; and what you would like to do with your MA.
    • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Deadlines:
    • Fall Assistantship: March 1
    • Fall: Rolling until August 1
    • Spring: Rolling until December 1
    • Summer: Rolling until May 1
  • Funding available: Yes
    • Deadline March 1, for Fall admittance only. Click here for more information.
  • Credits and Tuition:
    • 30 credits
    • $770 per credit, plus $50 general fee per semester
  • Click here to apply
  • Application Requirements:
    • Online application form
    • Transcripts
    • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Deadlines:
    • Fall: Rolling until August 1
    • Spring: Rolling until December 1
    • Summer: Rolling until May 1
  • Funding available: No
  • Credits and Tuition:
    • 15 credits
    • $770 per credit, plus $50 general fee per semester
  • Click here to apply

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