Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York
 


English at a Glance (2009-2010) 

TIME TO COMPLETION:
Ph.D. students graduating in Academic Year 2004 through Academic year 2010

Total Graduates Mean Median
34 9.2 9.7

Ph.D. Graduates beginning at the bachelor level (with Fordham masters)
<5 years 5 years 6 years 7 years > 7 years
0 3 0 0 19
0% 14% 0% 0% 86%
 
Ph.D. Graduates beginning with advanced degree (with non-Fordham masters)
<5 years 5 years 6 years 7 years > 7 years
0 2 1 0 9
0% 17% 8.3% 0% 75%


PROGRAM COSTS:
Over the past 3 years students earned an average of 8 credits per term, while in coursework.  Visit our Tuition and Fees page to view the current tuition fees.



FINANCIAL AID:
In academic year 2009 - 2010, 123 students were enrolled in the english program.  

In the english program, 70 (57%) students had stipends, including:

  • 4 (6%) distinguished fellowships
  • 23 (33%) graduate assistantships
  • 20 (29%) teaching associates
  • 23 (33%) teaching fellows
  • 0 (0%) external funding
In the english program, 72 (59%) students had scholarships, including:

  • 4 (6%) distinguished fellowships
  • 23 (32%) graduate assistantships
  • 20 (28%) teaching associates
  • 23 (32%) teaching fellows
  • 0 (0%) external funding 
  • 2 (3%) tuition scholarships

Visit the following websites regarding financial aid information:
Financial Aid 
Distinguished Fellowships



ATTRITION DATA:
Year of 
Enrollment
# Enrolled # Graduated with Doctorate # Still currently enrolled # No longer enrolled
2004  18  15  1  0
2005  20  14  4  0
2006  20  18  1  0
2007  7  7  0  0
2008  12  8  3  1
2009  9  0  9  0
2010  8  0  8  0





TIME TO COMPLETION:

Since 2001, Fordham’s English program has had:

  • 75 masters only graduates, with a median registered time to degree of 2.0 years
  • 34 students earned a master’s degree en route to a doctorate, with a median registered time to degree of 2.0 years
  • 19 students earned a doctorate with a non-Fordham master’s, with a median registered time to degree of 8.4 years
  • 26 students earned a doctorate with a Fordham master’s, with a median registered time to degree of 9.7 years for both degrees. 


INCOMING STUDENTS:

Of 76 applicants for Fall 2009, 30 (39%) made up the entering doctoral cohort.

  • 8 (27%) Ph.D. students
  • 22 (73%) M.A. students

The entering cohort had GRE score (2007 - 2009) ranges of:

  • Verbal: 570-640
  • Quantitative: 530-620
  • Analytical Writing: 4.5-5.5

The average Bachelor’s GPA for incoming students:

  • 3.59

 

 

DEGREES AWARDED:

In academic year 2009 - 2010, Fordham awarded 23 degrees in english.
 
3 (%) Ph.D.
13 (%) M.A.
7 (%) M.Phil


 
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