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Brigham Young University

Department of Comparative Arts and Letters

Provo, UT

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Overview

Department of Comparative Arts and Letters / Department of Comparative Arts and Letters is located in Provo, UT, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Comparative studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
2 Foreign Languages
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Coursework ÔÇö 33 credit hours in seminars at graduate level and other courses by approval

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

14
Applied
12
Accepted
8
Enrolled
86%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours, writing sample, foreign language experience, undergraduate degree or experience in a humanities discipline, Proficiency in a language of scholarship or other spoken language.

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 85
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$15,632
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards September 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships
Tuition waivers for student who do not receive fellowships or assistantships
Career or field-related internships
Financial support for part-time students

Student Body

17
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 100%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (35%)
Female (64%)

Faculty

34
Total faculty
Full-time - 29
Part-time - 5
Male (24)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Classical textual criticism and papryology, 19th, 20th and 21st century art and gender studies, post-colonial studies in latin america, modern chinese and indian culture studies, american religion and gothic and horror literature
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3008 Joseph F. Smith Building
Provo, UT  84602
United States
Contact Dr. Julie Allen
Graduate Coordinator/Professor of Comparative Literature
Email: julie_allen@byu.edu
Phone: 801-422-7891
Fax: 801-422-0305

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