21
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Rutgers University–New Brunswick / Department of Classics is located in Piscataway, NJ, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Classics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Interdisciplinary classical studies and ancient history
Master of Arts (MA) Classics
Master of Arts (MA) Interdisciplinary classical studies and ancient history
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Classics

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
3 Foreign Languages
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

31
Applied
17
Accepted
4
Enrolled
55%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

21
Total Graduate Students
19%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
80%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.76%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 9.52%

Gender

Male (61%)
Female (38%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time (6)
Part-time (11)
Male (14)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Greek and Latin literature, Greek and Roman social and political history, mythology, religion, ancient philosophy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 65 Davidson Road
Room 202
Piscataway, NJ  08854-8097
United States
Contact T. Corey Brennan
Phone: 732-445-4636