It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that the Department of English
receives all application materials by the deadline. We encourage
applicants to submit materials early, and it is their responsibility
to ensure that everything arrives by the deadline.
GRE scores can take six to eight weeks
to arrive after the test date. We
suggest you take the GRE in September for MA/PhD applications, or November
for MFA and MATESOL applications. You need to ensure that ETS reports your
official scores electronically to the University of Washington using the
Completed MA/PhD applications
are due December
Completed MFA applications
are due January
Completed MATESOL applications
are due January 15.
MATESOL applications received by the
January 15 deadline are reviewed in a first round which fills most of the
available openings. MATESOL
applications received between January 15 and April 1 will
be reviewed for admission only. Students admitted in the April 1 round will not be guaranteed consideration for a teaching assistantship in their second year.
Applicants may wish to visit Student
Financial Aid for information on deadlines for need-based aid.