• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #901 (ARWU) New Orleans, LA, United States
When you get a B.A. in English from University of New Orleans, you’ll know the fulfillment that comes from following your passions—and from being prepared to succeed in any career path you choose.
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Overview

Few skills are more valuable in today’s workforce than the ability to think analytically and communicate clearly. 

An English degree at the University of New Orleans will prepare you for a huge range of career paths, from journalism and education to public relations and publishing. And you’ll be able to follow your love for words, stories, and ideas—all while moving closer to your full potential as a reader, writer, and thinker.

Career Opportunities

Most majors prepare you for one pre-determined path, but an English major prepares you for a wide variety of careers in such fields as:

  • Publishing
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Education
  • Creative Writing
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Advertising
  • Technical Writing
  • Public Relations
  • Politics

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • A bachelor’s degree in English can be tailored to match your post-graduation goals through hands-on internships, extracurricular activities, and four different concentrations within the degree. 
  • By the time you complete your B.A. in English, you’ll have a strong foundation in the study of literature, as well as the communication and critical thinking skills needed for a bright future in any career.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    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: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 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

  • Financial Support Form
  • Official high school transcripts must be sent directly from the school. The transcripts must be in the original language, accompanied by an official English translation.
  • Must have completed at least 17 of the 19 credits of the academic core curriculum and achieved at least a 2.5 core GPA, as calculated by UNO Admissions. In addition, students must have the minimum ACT/SAT scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14190 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14190 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    14190 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14190 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9354 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9354 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New Orleans

  • 1125 - 2160 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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