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Rhode Island College

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The English Department at Rhode Island College prepares its graduate students to read, write, and think critically about literature and culture on an advanced level. 

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Overview

By offering a broad range of courses, we allow students to expand their knowledge about literature, theory, and criticism; by working with students individually on directed studies, exams, or theses, we give students the opportunity to explore a subject in depth and to develop expertise in a particular area. The Creative Writing program allows students to expand their knowledge of and proficiency in the crafts of poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction. All of the graduate programs in English prepare students to function as literary professionals, whether as teachers, writers, or scholars.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Graduate Study
  • Topics in Composition Theory and Rhetoric
  • Topics in Cultural Studies
  • Topics in Feminist Theory and Literature
  • Topics in Ethnic American and/or African American Literatures

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
81 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate records.
  • A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale in 24 credit hours of upper-level courses in English language and literature.
  • An official report of scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
  • Three letters of recommendation, with at least two from English professors.
  • A 1-2 page Statement of Intent outlining your goals for the program and your relevant background.
  • A plan of study approved by the advisor and appropriate dean.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21692 USD/year
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  • National

    21692 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
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  • In-State

    8929 USD/year
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All full-time graduate students (those taking 9 credit hours or more per semester) pay per credit hour.

Funding

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