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Brigham Young University

Department of Comparative Arts and Letters

Provo, UT

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Brigham Young University

Overview

Brigham Young University / Department of Comparative Arts and Letters is located in Provo, UT, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Comparative studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
2 Foreign Languages
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12
Applied
9
Accepted
7
Enrolled
75%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours, writing sample, foreign language experience, undergraduate degree or experience in a humanities discipline

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 85
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$17,700
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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

16
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
93%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 93%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (62%)
Female (37%)

Faculty

33
Total faculty
Full-time - 30
Part-time - 3
Male (24)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Renaissance skepticism, ancient novels, papyrology, Mediterranean piracy, Renaissance devotional art, Seventeenth Century French comedy, representations of chance and probability, Dutch baroque art empowering women, Nineteenth Century Denmark and memory studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3008 Joseph F. Smith Building
Provo, UT  84602
United States
Contact Dr. Roger Macfarlane
Graduate Coordinator/Professor of Classical Studies
Email: macfarlane@byu.edu
Phone: 801-422-9078
Fax: 801-422-0305