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 submit their letters directly to Ryan Hatch, Director of Graduate Studies, either as e-mail attachments ( or via campus mail.

Both the completed application form and letters of recommendation must be submitted to by 11:59 p.m., Monday, March 23. Admissions decisions, made in consultation with members of the Graduate Program Committee, will be announced near the beginning of the spring quarter. We expect to be able to admit up to five students to the first Blended cohort.

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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.
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