For residents of New York State, tuition is $365 per credit; for nonresidents and international students, tuition is $675 per credit. Graduate students taking 12 or more credits in a semester are considered full-time, and full-time students who are New York State residents pay $4,345 per semester.*
*Tuition is set by the Board of Trustees of the City University of New York and is subject to change. Current information is available at this link.
Scholarships and Awards for Graduate Students. Students may also apply for scholarships online at this link.
Information about loans and other financial aid is available at this link.
In addition, fellowships and graduate assistantships may be available. Details about these
programs may be obtained from departmental graduate advisers.
(For MFA and MA English students only)
A very limited number
of one-course adjunct and graduate assistant teaching positions, primarily
in freshman composition (English 1010 and English 1012), may be available for
applicants who have classroom teaching qualifications. If you wish to
be considered, write directly to the department chairperson, Professor
Ellen Tremper; include an up-to-date curriculum vitae and a one-page description
of the way you would approach teaching such a course. Applicants without
prior college teaching experience are encouraged to accept special department
tutorial assignments, which may lead to actual teaching in subsequent
semesters. Those teaching for us for the first time are generally required
to enroll in English 7506, Practicum in Teaching College-Level Composition, which is offered in
both the fall and spring semester. This course is a practicum in the teaching
of writing that is recommended for tutors as well.
must wait until they have been accepted before applying for these positions.