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Cornell University

Field of Germanic Studies

Ithaca, NY

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Overview

Cornell University / Field of Germanic Studies is located in Ithaca, NY, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) German intellectual history
Master of Arts (MA) Old Norse
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Germanic linguistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Germanic literature
Master of Arts (MA) Germanic linguistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Old Norse
Master of Arts (MA) Germanic literature
Master of Arts (MA) German area studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) German area studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) German intellectual history

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 1

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

29
Applied
6
Accepted
1
Enrolled
21%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Fluency in German, writing sample, 2 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Fluency in German, writing sample, 2 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 77

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

20
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 45%
American Indian or Alaska Native 5%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5%
Unknown 5%

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 0
Male (9)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Women's studies, minority literature, literature and intellectual history, theater and film studies, Continental philosophy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 144 East Avenue
Ithaca, NY  14853
United States
Contact Director of Graduate Studies
Phone: 607-255-4047

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