PhD in English
USD 1,500 / per year *
Earliest start date
* 2020-2021 academic year tuition. Note: you won’t know for sure how much Lehigh will cost you until you apply for financial aid and receive your financial aid notification
Lehigh University's Department of English offers a Ph.D. with an emphasis on literature and social justice. Students teach in the first-year writing program and receive training in research and pedagogy. Recent Ph.D. graduates have pursued a range of humanities careers, including tenure-track positions at institutions such as the University of Dayton and Moravian College. Graduates have also been hired at nonprofits such as the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center and have held positions (that bridge academic and student affairs) at institutions such as the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
- Our full-time students are fully funded, with generous stipends and tuition scholarships.
- Our doctoral degree is small and flexible, and our students benefit from individual mentoring and personalized attention at every stage of their careers.
- Our students present at national and international conferences, publish in academic and popular venues and have received competitive research funding.
English Language Requirements
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