Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois

Graduate Studies Program in English Overview

The Graduate Program in English offers course work leading to the M.A. and Ph.D. in Literature or Writing Studies, as well as coursework leading to the MFA in Creative Writing.

All applications must be submitted by 12 NOON (CST) December 5. All supporting material must be received in our office December 5. We admit students for the Fall semester only.

Our application process is detailed within these pages.  However, if you have questions or need assistance, please contact us by telephone at (217) 244-1464 or via e-mail at