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Indiana University Bloomington

Department of Comparative Literature

Bloomington, IN

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Indiana University Bloomington

Overview

Indiana University Bloomington / Department of Comparative Literature is located in Bloomington, IN.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 3
Other Advanced Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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 for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20
Applied
7
Accepted
3
Enrolled
35%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Proficiency in 1 foreign language, 25-page writing sample, 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts, statement of purpose
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Proficiency in 2 foreign languages, 25-page writing sample, 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts, statement of purpose

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

32
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.13%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.13%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (59%)

Faculty

36
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 24
Male (20)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Literary theory, translation, African studies, medieval studies, comparative arts, East-West literary relations
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Ballantine Hall 913A
1020 East Kirkwood Avenue
Bloomington, IN  47405
United States
Contact Prof. Paul Losensky
Chairperson
Email: plosensk@indiana.edu
Phone: 812-855-8432
Fax: 812-855-2688