Rhetoric and Writing Studies (MA)

Please review the following instructions about applying to the program.

1: Apply to the university by December 15

Apply to the university using Cal State Apply.

Please note: After you apply, you will receive your SDSU Red ID -- Your Red ID is required to submit your program application.

If you have not received your Red ID within 10-15 business days of applying, please contact Graduate Admissions. Red IDs may be issued anywhere between 1 and 15 business days, depending on when you apply. We recommend submitting your Cal State Apply application as soon as possible to ensure you receive your Red ID on time.

2: Submit Official Test Scores and Transcripts by January 12

Official test scores and transcripts must to be sent to Graduate Admissions.

Graduate Admissions
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-7416

SDSU Institution Code (GRE and TOEFL): 4682

Further details can be found on the Graduate Admissions website. You can check the status of your university application, official test scores and transcripts by logging into SDSU WebPortal.

3: Complete the Program Application by January 12

Complete the Rhetoric and Writing Studies (MA) program application using Interfolio. Click on the button below to begin the program application.

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    If you've already started a program application, click here to continue.

Further information can be found on the department website: Rhetoric and Writing Studies (MA).

For specific questions about program procedures and requirements, please contact the program adviser, Dr. Glen McClish, Graduate Advisor at gmcclish@mail.sdsu.edu.