Graduate Program | LSU English

Graduate Studies

Welcome to LSU's Graduate Program in English!

One of the South’s premier graduate programs, LSU English provides students with first-rate training in a diverse and intellectually stimulating setting. Graduate study in English at LSU offers streamlined programs leading to the PhD and MFA, along with exceptional teaching opportunities that position students for a variety of positions both within the academy and beyond. Nearly forty faculty and a hundred students make for a diverse, invigorating, and generous learning environment. Colloquia, reading groups, mentorship programs, acclaimed journals such as The Southern Review and New Delta Review, and student-organized events such as our annual Mardi Gras Conference and the Delta Mouth Literary Festival, all add to this enriching atmosphere.

For more information about our program, you can explore the links to the right. You can also write to the program's Director, Michael Bibler (, or to our Graduate Program Specialist, vacant.


Application Deadline for Fall 2025 Admission is January 15, 2025!