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University of California, Santa Barbara

Program in Comparative Literature

Santa Barbara, CA

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University of California, Santa Barbara

Overview

University of California, Santa Barbara / Program in Comparative Literature is located in Santa Barbara, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts/Doctor of Philosophy (MA/PhD)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Global studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) French
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Translation studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Feminist studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) East Asian literatures
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Comparative literature

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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
2 Foreign Languages
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

34
Applied
5
Accepted
3
Enrolled
15%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
110
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

24
Total Graduate Students
16%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.5%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 41%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 16.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 12.5%

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

65
Total faculty
Full-time - 65
Part-time - 0
Male (32)
Female (33)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Comparative literary studies in global context, critical theory, translation studies, media technological studies, trauma studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4206 Phelps Hall
Santa Barbara, CA  93106-4130
United States
Contact Prof. Catherine Nesci
Chair
Email: cnesci@frit.ucsb.edu
Phone: 805-893-3161
Fax: 805-893-8341

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