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English (2012-2013) 

TIME TO COMPLETION:
Ph.D. students graduating in academic Year 2005 through academic year 2013

Total Graduates Mean
# of years to completion
Median
# of years to completion
54 8.5 8

Ph.D. Graduates beginning at the bachelor level (with Fordham masters)
<5 years 5 years 6 years 7 years > 7 years
1 0 4 2 21
.4%   14% .7% 75%
 
Ph.D. Graduates beginning with advanced degree (with non-Fordham masters)
<5 years 5 years 6 years 7 years > 7 years
2 3 2 6 14
7% 13% 7% 22% 52%


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.



GSAS FUNDING:
In academic year 2012 - 2013, 107 students were enrolled in the english program.
Ph.D. 74 69%
M.A. 33 31%


In the English program, 76 (71%) students had stipends, including:
Distinguished fellowships 7

9%

Graduate assistantships 27

36%

Teaching associates 15

20%

Teaching fellows 27

36%

External funding 0

 0%



In the English program, 78 (73%) students had scholarships, including:
Distinguished fellowships 7

9%

Graduate assistantships 27

35%

Teaching associates 15

19%

Teaching fellows 27

35%

External funding 0

 0%

Tuition scholarships 2

3%



Visit the following websites regarding financial aid information:
GSAS Funding
Distinguished Fellowships



INCOMING STUDENTS:

Of 85 admitted applicants for Fall 2012, 22 (26%) made up the entering doctoral cohort.

Ph.D. students 7 32%
M.A. students 15 68%


The entering cohort had GRE score (2008 - 2010) ranges of:
Verbal 570 - 680
Quantitative 490 - 640
Analytical Writing 4.5 - 5.5

The average Bachelor’s GPA for incoming students:

  • 3.59
100% of 1st year Ph.D. students have merit based stipends and full tuition scholarships.

DEGREES AWARDED:


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

We invite you to:
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