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New York University

Department of Comparative Literature

New York, NY

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Overview

New York University / Department of Comparative Literature is located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 4
Other Advanced Degrees 0

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 General Test
2 Foreign Languages
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

133
Applied
8
Accepted
5
Enrolled
6%

Applying

110
Application Fee - Domestic

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 18th December 18th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 18
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

45
Total Graduate Students
42%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.44%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 44%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.44%
Unknown 4.44%

Gender

Male (35%)
Female (64%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: European and non-European literature and culture, comparative poetics, cultural studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial literature and theory, philosophical issues and literary theory
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 70 Washington Square South
New York, NY  10012-1019
United States
Contact Ms. Avital Ronell
Acting Chair
Email: complit.grad.admissions@nyu.edu
Phone: 212-998-8790
Fax: 212-995-4377

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