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University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Department of Comparative Literature

Buffalo, NY

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Overview

University at Buffalo, the State University of New York / Department of Comparative Literature is located in Buffalo, NY, in a suburban 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 2
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

35
Applied
19
Accepted
4
Enrolled
54%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Writing sample, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, undergraduate transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Writing sample, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, undergraduate transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

28
Total Graduate Students
42%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Theory; interaction between literature and philosophy; European, Francophone, African, American, and South American literature; postmodernism; post colonialism
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY  14260
United States
Contact Dr. Krzysztof Ziarek
Chair
Email: kziarek@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-645-0858
Fax: 716-645-5979

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