You must first apply and be approved to Ball State’s Graduate School or International Admissions.
Be sure to note that not all documents are sent to the same place.
Prepare and submit these materials directly to the Department of English:
You can submit these documents via email or via the post. If you would prefer to send these documents via email, please attach PDF or Word copies to an email addressed to email@example.com. You can also send hard copies of these documents to the following address:
English Department Graduate Programs Office
Robert Bell Room 297
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306
Submit these materials to either the Graduate School or International Admissions:
The three doctoral programs and the master's program in rhetoric and composition admit new students for the fall semester only; applications must be complete by January 15 (i.e., the application deadline for fall 2016 consideration is January 15, 2016). The master's programs in creative writing, literature, linguistics, TESOL, TESOL/linguistics, and general have "rolling admissions" and are reviewed throughout the year. Although they review applications at any time, the M.A. programs in linguistics, TESOL, and TESOL/linguistics admit students only for Fall; M.A. programs in creative writing, literature, and general English admit students in Spring, Summer and Fall. In order to apply to any of these programs for the fall 2016 semester, applications must be complete by July 8, 2016.
Assistantships deadline: If you wish to be considered for an assistantship, complete your application by January 15.
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