Statement of Purpose: The application asks TWO essay questions with responses of no more than 750 words each. (The application may require you to fill in each area, so do your best to break your Statement up; we understand that this is the first year of the new application process.)
Explain your interest in applying and what qualities/experiences you possess that will make you successful in this program.
How does the graduate degree align with your career goals? Please provide any information about yourself that will help us evaluate your application.
Two Letters of Recommendation: Request at least two letters from academic contacts.
The Writing Sample:
Creative Writing applicants must submit 25 pages of creative prose.
Literary Studies and Rhetoric & Professional Writing applicants must submit a 10-20 page academic writing sample that demonstrates your research and writing potential.
Step 6: Complete the Application and Upload your Writing Sample
Once you complete the application and hit submit, the application system will take you to the UTC Application Portal where you can see the status of your application and what documents are required to be submitted. On this page, you can upload your Writing Sample. Then, you should pay the fee, so that your application can be processed by the Graduate School.
We don't require GRE or MAT scores for graduate admissions.
The UTC Graduate School requires a $35 application fee.
You must send official academic transcripts from every college you've attended to Jessica Dickerson, Graduate School Program Liaison.