Blended B.A. + M.A. Program Application

To apply to the new Blended (B.A. + M.A.) Program in English, please complete all fields below and click Submit.

Note: this admission cycle is open only to students who are currently completing their second year at Cal Poly; third- and fourth-year students are not eligible to apply.

In addition to completing this application, you must have two faculty members submit brief letters of recommendation on your behalf; at least one of these must be from a faculty member in the English Department. Recommenders will need to submit their letters directly to Steven Ruszczycky, Director of Graduate Studies, as pdf files (

All application materials will be due by Friday, April1, 2022. Admissions decisions made in consultation with members of the Graduate Program Committee, will be announced by May 18th, 2022.

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Your Contact Information
Students must have and maintain a minimum 3.25 cumulative GPA and 3.5 major GPA to be eligible for the Blended Program. Failure to maintain these averages may result in probationary measures and/or removal from the Blended program.
Minors / Concentrations / Certificate Programs you are currently enrolled in
List up to three minors/concentrations/certificate programs

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