Admissions & Aid
Success in any field begins with superior writing and analytical talents. Our programs produce graduates who are highly skilled—and highly employable.
You want to be a published writer, an acclaimed poet, or a hard-hitting journalist. Maybe you’re interested in comparative literature, linguistics, or teaching. As an English major, you’ll have access to the faculty and courses that can help you achieve your goals. You’ll do fieldwork in and around New York City; study your craft with published, critically acclaimed authors; and develop the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills prized in fields from public relations to law. Our graduates find success in a wide range of careers and in the nation’s top graduate programs.
Professor Joseph Entin and alumna Clare Callahan ’08 M.A. ask us to use our imaginations to address poverty.
Salama Patrick looks forward to taking the next step in her writing career to create authentic stories to entertain audiences of all ages.
Professor of English Tanya Pollard and Adjunct Film Professor Todd Chandler included with 171 scientists, writers, scholars, and artists honored across 48 fields and from 2,500 applicants.
Department Chair: Ellen Tremper
Deputy Chair: Joseph Entin
Majors Counseling: Roni Natov
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