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University of Michigan

Department of Comparative Literature

Ann Arbor , MI

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University of Michigan

Overview

University of Michigan / Department of Comparative Literature is located in Ann Arbor, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 3

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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
2 languages at advanced level in addition to language of instruction, preliminary exam, topics paper, prospectus, oral defense of dissertation

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

40
Applied
10
Accepted
5
Enrolled
25%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 7th January 7th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

30
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10%
Black or African American 6.67%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 30%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 0
Male (6)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Postcolonial theory, cultural studies, critical translation studies, comparative poetics, classical reception studies, gender studies/queer theory, animal studies, medieval literature
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Ann Arbor, MI  48109
United States
Contact Yopie Prins
Chair
Email: chair-complit@umich.edu
Phone: 734-763-2351
Fax: 734-764-8503

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