• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

English from Youngstown State University (YSU) exposes you to a multitude of texts and interpretive perspectives, so that by the end of your journey through the works that have impacted hundreds of years of cultures and peoples, you will have:

  • Analyzed a range of literary issues, figures, texts, themes, techniques and genres;
  • Discussed contexts of diverse cultures, such as the roles that race, class, gender and sexuality play in shaping cultural perception; and
  • Argued competently in your writing through a close examination of works from critical and primary sources.

Careers

  • Pearson
  • AmeriCorps VISTA
  • Self-employed writers and editors
  • High schools, college English departments and law schools
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Language studies
  • Multicultural studies
  • British and American literature
  • Advanced writing
  • Pop culture studies

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    67

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Complete online application form, please check the notes.
  • A nonrefundable $45 (US) application fee. 
  • Applicants must have graduated from high school or have successfully completed the General Education Development (GED) test to be considered for admission. 
  • Submit a high school transcript and American College Test (ACT) or Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) scores.  
  • Applicants must have a high school grade point average of 2.00 or higher on a 4.00 point scale, have an ACT composite score of 17 or higher, or a combined SAT score of 920 or higher from the evidence-base writing and reading test, and the math test to be admitted unconditionally.
  • Proof of English Proficiency.
  • Photocopy of passport page showing Photo, Name, Date of Birth, citizenship, etc.
  • Affidavit of Financial Support Form
  • Supporting Financial documents, e.g. bank statement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14249 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14249 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    14249 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14249 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8249 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8249 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Youngstown

  • 787 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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