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No, our department does not require the GRE.
All international applicants are required to take the TOEFL, and to
make arrangements for ETS (the Educational Testing Service, which
administers the test) to report their scores (by the Feb. 1 deadline, if
the applicant is requesting a teaching assistantship or tuition
scholarship). You will need to enter UD’s code, 5811, so that the scores
will be added automatically to your application as soon as they are
received. Do not enter a department code.
A waiver of proof of English Proficiency is allowed when:
Yes. We also accept scores on the IELTS (minimum score of 6.5 overall
with no individual sub-score below 6.0; scores are to be sent directly
by IELTS International to the Office of Graduate and Professional
Education, 234 Hullihen Hall, Newark, DE 19716) or the
DELF/CEFR/Cambridge assessments (level C1 or higher).
If they are in Spanish, French, German, or Italian, no. Otherwise, yes.
The writing sample should be in the target language, that is, the
language in which you will be specializing. The application essay must
be in English.
We would like to see evidence of your analytical ability and your
academic writing skills. Select an example of your very best writing, in
the target language (i.e., if you are applying to the MA program in
Spanish, submit an essay in Spanish). A paper for an academic course is
ideal. The subject should be related to the area of study you expect to
pursue at the MA level. The suggested length is five to ten pages.
Please do not submit entire theses: select instead an excerpt and
explain its context.
Your personal statement is a very important part of the application
and is read with great care. It is highly recommended that you invest
ample time in composing this statement and include enough detail to
communicate your fit with our program (suggested length: 500 – 800
words). Your statement should address the following matters:
All letters of recommendation should be written in English. If this
constitutes a problem for one of your recommenders, we can accept
letters in Spanish, French, German or Italian if necessary.
Your three letters of recommendation should preferably come from
professors who know you well and who can comment on your academic
performance in the target language and/or literature, as well as on your
current target language proficiency (if you are a non-native speaker of
that language). If you have been away from the academic world for some
years, a letter from an employer may be substituted for one academic
Yes. But since we cannot make a final decision unless we have all three letters, do first gently remind that person that the letter has not yet been received. If s/he says that s/he is unable to submit the form at that point, find another recommender and add her/him BEFORE
submitting your application.
Check the box on the application that says “I would like to be
considered for financial aid.” There is no separate application for financial aid (including teaching assistantships) from the University.
“Full funding” means that you will be paid a monthly stipend (paid
twice a month, over nine months) plus a full-tuition scholarship. There
are still required fees for which you will be responsible: any
visa-related fees, plus University-mandated mandatory health and
activity fees (as of April 2015, these mandatory UD fees total
approximately $400 per semester for domestic students and $500 per
semester for international students). For updates, see the UD Financial Aid website. Continuation of your financial award is contingent upon your
satisfactory progress in the program. A minimum average GPA of 3.0 is
If you have submitted all the required documents by the February 1
deadline for applicants requesting financial aid, you should expect to
hear from us between March 1 and April 15. Decisions on late
applications or on applications from those not seeking funding are
issued on a rolling basis.
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