You’ll learn to think critically and creatively and hone your writing and communication skills, which will provide a solid foundation for a career in many fields. Our graduates have established careers in publishing, advertising, public relations, theater and film.
Students who need specialized expertise have the option of choosing the creative writing concentration, which develops compositional, reading and analytical skills in one or more genres, or the secondary education concentration, which prepares you to teach high school English and focuses on the state requirements for teachers.
Our professors are nationally renowned authors, essayists and scholars, and you’ll gain valuable, real-world insights from professional writers who visit campus. You’ll also have the opportunity to contribute to “Montage,” our creative writing journal, read original work in our student writers’ series or join Sigma Tau Delta, the English honors society.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
All admitted freshmen are given consideration for merit-based scholarships and recipients are notified in their letter of acceptance.
All students must complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) for all forms of financial aid. The FAFSA can be filed online.
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.