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University of Louisville

Department of Comparative Humanities

Louisville, KY

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Overview

University of Louisville / Department of Comparative Humanities is located in Louisville, KY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts/Master of Business Administration (MA/MBA)
Master of Arts/Juris Doctor (MA/JD)
Master of Arts (MA) Civic leadership
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Culture, criticism, and contemporary thought
Master of Arts (MA) Traditional humanities
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public arts and letters
Master of Arts (MA) Linguistics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 10
Other Advanced Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Alternate accepted
Directed study culminating project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Internship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

14
Applied
11
Accepted
9
Enrolled
79%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Two letters of recommendation, transcripts from all institutions attended
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Three letters of recommendation, statement of intent, scholarly writing sample, transcripts from all institutions attended

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

55
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.82%
Black or African American 1.82%
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 9.09%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (54%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 8
Male (12)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Literary studies, medieval studies;, religious studies, linguistics, translation studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
7,733

Location & Contact

Address 2301 South Third Street
Louisville, KY  40292-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Ann Hall
Chair
Email: ann.hall@louisville.edu
Phone: 502-852-6805
Fax: 502-852-0078

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