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Graduate School Preparation

Successful involvement in undergraduate research is one of the best predictors that a student will flourish in graduate school. As an English major at Richmond, the opportunity to pursue research with faculty gives you a head start on the graduate school experience. If you think graduate school is for you, be sure to contact a faculty mentor to get started.

In recent years, English majors have been accepted in these graduate programs:

American University
Boston College
Boston University
Brandeis University
Brown University
College of William & Mary
Columbia University
Cornell University
Duke University
Emory University
Fordham University
George Washington University
Georgetown University
Harvard University
Indiana University
New School for Social Research
New York University
Northwestern University
Notre Dame University
The Ohio State University
Pennsylvania State University
Princeton University
State University of New York, Buffalo
Tufts University
University of California, Irvine
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of Chicago
University of Connecticut
University of Edinburgh
University of London
University of Maryland
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
University of Oxford
University of Pennsylvania
University of St. Andrews
University of Texas, Austin
University of Virginia
University of Wisconsin
Vanderbilt University

Creative Writing minors have been accepted in these graduate programs:

American University
Columbia University
George Mason University
Hollins University
St. Mary's College, California
University of Iowa
University of Massachusetts - Amherst
University of North Carolina - Wilmington
University of Southern California
Vermont College