Admissions for Graduate Studies in English

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Graduate English Office
Phone: 504-280-6276

Admission is based on undergraduate and graduate GPA, GRE scores, a statement of purpose, and other information provided by the student. Applications are accepted at any time; students may enroll in any semester. Follow the instructions below to apply for admissions.

1. Write a Statement of Purpose

Write a 300-500 word statement of purpose. Describe your intellectual interests and background, and your academic and career goals.

Submit this with the online application when prompted.

2. Apply online to the University

An official application to the University is required. Please read the application instructions.

Go to the online application

3. Submit your official transcripts

Forward all transcripts to Admissions. No letters of recommendation are required unless you are applying for a graduate assistantship.

Learn how to submit your transcripts to admissions