RCTE Application Checklist

Applications for Fall 2016 admission are available online.
Please be sure you are applying for 'RCTE PhD' and not 'English PhD' - these are two separate and different programs.

Applications must be submitted by December 31, 2015.

Program Assistant (Sharonne Meyerson) e-mail: sharonne@email.arizona.edu

Program Assistant Phone:  520.621.7216


1.    Apply through the Graduate College online portal here.
This will include the following:
  1. Graduate College application;
  2. Application fee ($85), payable to the University of Arizona.

2.  Complete the RCTE Program Online Application:

The application will include the following elements:
  1. Curriculum Vita;
  2. Statement of Purpose;
  3. Unofficial copy of transcripts for all colleges attended, to be uploaded into online application. Hard copies are required only upon admittance;
  4. Three academic letters of recommendation (your recommenders will be able to submit their letters through the online application system);
  5. Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores. Subject test is not required. Ask that your scores be sent to Institution Code #4832;
  6. A writing sample, preferably a paper in rhetoric and/or composition.
For additional information, please see Frequently Asked Questions


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