St. Louis, MO
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
72%
28%
student ratio
18
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
25%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Comparative Literature Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 1
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

25% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 28
    • Accepted 7
    • Acceptance Rate 25
    • Enrolled 4
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $45
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students18
    • Female Percentage72%
    • Male Percentage28%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students18
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian44%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races-1%
    • Unknown or International Student39%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchWorld literature; literary theory; translation studies; global and multicultural theory; comparative drama; comparative arts; studies in literature, politics and society; narrative theory; media ecologies, histories, and poetics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Comparative Literature

The Graduate School
Washington University in St. Louis

One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
United States

Lynne Tatlock

Chair

Phone: 314-935-5170

Bridget Coleman

Director of Admissions

Phone: 314-935-6880
Fax: 314-935-4887

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