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Department of Comparative Literature Emory University

  • Atlanta, GA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 32%68%
    student ratio
  • 28
    total students
  • $34,800 | $34,800
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 3
    fall application deadline
  • 14%
    acceptance rate
  • 4 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Women's Studies Certificate
    • Philosophy Certificate
    • Comparative Literature Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Psychoanalytic Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

14% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 54
    • Accepted 8
    • Acceptance Rate 14
    • Enrolled 3
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 3rd January 3rd Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$34,800
    • Out-of-state tuition *$34,800
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,300.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 3
    • Types of financial support availableHealth Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students28
    • Female Percentage32%
    • Male Percentage68%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students28
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino13%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian70%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown13%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty17
    • Full-time Percentage82%
    • Part-time Percentage18%
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchLiterary theory, psychoanalysis trauma and testimony, literature and religion, literature and technology, literature and philosophy, politics and global culture, literature and aesthetics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Comparative Literature

Emory University

201 Dowman Drive
Atlanta, GA 30322-1100
United States

Dr. Geoffrey Bennington

Chair

Phone: 404-727-7994
Fax: 404-727-2263
Email: geoffrey.bennington@emory.edu

Deborah White

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 404-727-8103
Fax: 404-727-2263
Email: dwhite2@emory.edu



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