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Application: Students must submit the following.

  • Undergraduate Application, http://www.uis.edu/admissions/applyToday/
  • Application Fee
  • Official Transcripts from all higher education institutions
  • Statement of Intent (500-word personal essay, outlining student's academic, work, and life experiences; rationale for pursuing a degree in English; plans for progress and completion of the degree. .

Admission Requirement(s):

  • Earned a minimum of 30 credit hours at the lower-division (100/200) level.
  • Obtained a grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale from an accredited college or university. Students with a GPA lower than 2.5 should contact the Online Program Coordinator for additional information on applying.
  • Reside 50 miles or more from UIS. Handicapped students with documented disabilities who live within the 50 mile range may apply.


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