University of Colorado - Boulder

College of Arts and Sciences



ECOT 311, 530 UCB

University of Colorado, 478UCB

Boulder, CO 80309

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A., Ph.D.

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

Graduate study in English at the University of Colorado Boulder is an intellectual adventure. Students work closely on research and writing projects with faculty who specialize in all areas of literary, theoretical and cultural studies and creative writing. Intellectual life on campus is exciting and takes many forms, including seminars, colloquia, workshops and visiting scholars sponsored by English and other departments. The graduate student community is especially close, making graduate study in English at CU­Boulder a socially as well as professionally enriching experience.

Research Opportunities

Several centers for advanced study enhance the strength of the English program at CU-Boulder: the Center for Humanities and the Arts, the Center for British and Irish Studies, the Center for the American West and the Rap Lab for the Study of Popular Culture. The English Department encourages interdisciplinary work and maintains close ties with many departments across the university.


CU-Boulder is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

International Student Requirements:

If you are an international applicant, please visit our admissions wesbite for additional information on required testing and documents.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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