Admissions at a Glance

Fall priority admission: January 15
Spring priority admission: November 1
Summer admission
Required materials
Application and fee
Statement of purpose*
2 Letters of recommendation
Writing Sample**

Please see details below and at College of Arts & Sciences Graduate Admissions

*Statement of Purpose: Describe your current or planned genre focus and aesthetic aims, and explain how both are influenced by your past experiences as a reader and writer of literature.

**Writing sample:
Prose: Submission cannot exceed 25 pages.
Poem: 12 poems not exceeding 15 pages. Each poem must be submitted on a separate page.