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English, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Bethany, WV, United States
In embracing the college’s liberal arts mission, the English Program is dedicated to fostering our students’ intellectual curiosity, encouraging their creative exploration, and preparing them for a lifetime of learning that only begins upon their graduation from Bethany College.
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Overview

We have a proud history of graduating talented students who go on to successful careers in education, law, and creative and professional writing. We also boast a wonderful track record of preparing our students for graduate study at well-known universities. 

While our core curriculum offers a solid foundation in literature and literary theory, students have the opportunity to explore their own intellectual and creative interests in choosing one of the following major tracks: Literature, Creative Writing, and Education. The program also offers minors in American Literature, British Literature, and Creative Writing.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date

    Bethany College utilizes a rolling admissions process for new students, so you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • College Writing
  • Honors Freshman English
  • Writing from Sources
  • Introduction to Literary Studies

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

    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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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.4

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.4 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

  • Submit a signed copy of the application agreement statement.
  • Official copies of academic records from all secondary schools, colleges, or universities previously attended. 
  • English language proficiency must be demonstrated for any student whose native language is not English. 
  • For residents of countries with regulated income taxes, please provide documentation of yearly taxable income.
  • Obtain and submit a current certified bank statement, on bank letterhead, showing your family's ability to pay full tuition for one year.
  • One letter of recommendation, preferably from a counselor or teacher.
  • Download and complete the Medical History form.
  • Provide a list of your immunization history.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28950 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    28950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28950 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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