Bucknell University

M.A. On Campus
24 months
57882 USD/year
57882 USD/year
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The English program of Bucknell University features one-on-one mentoring and admits four to five students each year. The graduate program consists of eight seminars in English or seven seminars in English and one in another humanities discipline. 


Graduate students of English programme of Bucknell University are embedded in the undergraduate seminar courses and are given an enhanced version of the syllabus, with additional readings, longer writing assignments and dedicated office hour appointments to produce graduate-level work. 

Key facts:

All seminars require the permission of the instructor. An extensive schedule of guest writers and lecturers enriches the program of study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Literary Theory and Criticism
  • American Literature Topics
  • Selected American Writers

  • Early American Literature

  • 19th-century American Literature

  • Modern American Literature

  • Contemporary American Literature

  • Unsettling Memories

  • Individual Projects

  • Seminar in African-American Literature

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate English major is strongly recommended. A writing sample and general GRE test results are required. We encourage personal interviews by phone or in person.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    57882 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57882 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    57882 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57882 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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