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The University of Kansas

Department of Classics

Lawrence, KS

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Overview

The University of Kansas / Department of Classics is located in Lawrence, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

19
Applied
8
Accepted
6
Enrolled
42%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
85
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 25th October 25th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (recommended)
Master's Degree Requirements Resume (suggested one-page in length), writing sample (25-page maximum), statement of purpose, three letters of reference, official transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

12
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
91%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 91%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 8.33%

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Greek and Roman gender and sexuality, Roman literature (Cicero, Virgil, Horace, elegy, post-Virgilian epic), Greek literature (archaic epic, tragedy, Second Sophistic), Greek art and archaeology (the Bronze Age), Roman art and archaeology (imperial painting and architecture)
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1021 Wescoe Hall
1445 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS  66045
United States
Contact Prof. Tara Welch
Chair
Email: tswelch@ku.edu
Phone: 785-864-2395