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Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Program in Comparative Literature

Piscataway, NJ

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Overview

Rutgers University–New Brunswick / Program in Comparative Literature is located in Piscataway, NJ, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Thesis Required
Written and oral exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

53
Applied
7
Accepted
4
Enrolled
13%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

39
Total Graduate Students
64%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
35%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (71%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Genres and periods, modern literary theory, psychoanalytic approaches to literature, literature and gender, cultural studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 65 Davidson Road
Room 202
Piscataway, NJ  08854-8097
United States
Contact Elin Diamond
Phone: 732-445-4636