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Department of Comparative Literature College of Literature, Science, and the Arts University of Michigan

  • Ann Arbor, MI
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 53%47%
    student ratio
  • 38
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 31
    fall application deadline
  • 21%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Comparative Literature Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and 2 languages at advanced level in addition to language of instruction, preliminary exam, topics paper, prospectus, oral defense of dissertation
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

21% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 42
    • Accepted 9
    • Acceptance Rate 21
    • Enrolled 5
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $65
    • 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 December 31st December 31st Not Reported
    • 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
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 560 paper-based; 84 iBT), Michigan English Language Assessment Battery, or IELTS (minimum score 6.5)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students38
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students38
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian80%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian8%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty20
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage55%
    • Male Percentage45%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPostcolonial theory, cultural studies, critical translation studies, comparative poetics, classical reception studies, gender studies/queer theory
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Comparative Literature

College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI 48109
United States

Silke-Maria Weineck

Chair

Phone: 734-763-2351
Fax: 734-764-8503
Email: smwei@umich.edu

Nancy Harris

Student Services Coordinator

Phone: 734-647-4894
Fax: 734-764-8503
Email: nwh@umich.edu



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