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English, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Latrobe, PA, United States
The English Department at Saint Vincent College provides an atmosphere and a setting for students to continue the 2,500 year-old conversation about text, language, creativity and imagination.
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Overview

With literature at the center of the conversation, students pursue focused intra-textual reading and apply wider insights that cross national, historical, critical and disciplinary boundaries.

Students in the Saint Vincent College English department think, research and write more fluently about the canon as well as popular culture. Ultimately, the person graduating with a degree in English will comprehend language both as an instrument and an art, having explored the felicitous tension between creative impulse and traditional form. 

What Can I Do With a Major in English from Saint Vincent College? Our English major alumni not only survive in the “real world,” they thrive.  Saint Vincent English majors teach in high schools throughout the United States, and many recent graduates have launched successful, fulfilling careers as lawyers, business administrators, college professors, librarians, professional writers, editors and authors. 

Internships and Careers

  • Ultimately, the person graduating with a degree in English will comprehend language both as a tool and an art, having explored the felicitous tension between creative impulse and traditional form. 
  • Such a comprehension enables graduates to succeed in teaching, law, professional writing, creative writing and academia.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Rolling admission deadline.

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

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Women and Literature
  • American Literature: Exploration to Civil War
  • American Literature: Civil War to the Present 
  • American Short Story 
  • Multi-Ethnic Literature of the US 
  • American Modernism

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

General Requirements

  • Complete Application for Admission.
  • Complete Supplemental Application (also under Tools section)
  • Submit original or certified copies of the original and official academic record, transcript or examination results for the completion of secondary education. Official documents not issued in English must be accompanied by a certified English translation.
  • Submit the application fee of $25 or waiver form.
  • Submit an official result of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Test System (IELTS). TOEFL score of 79 on the IBT and 6.5 on the IELTS or higher is required for applicants.
  • The SAT is NOT required.
  • Writing sample or essay.
  • Scanned copy of passport photo page.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35520 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    35520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35520 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    35520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35520 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Latrobe

  • 1000 - 1500 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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