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University of California, Irvine

Department of Comparative Literature

Irvine, CA

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Overview

University of California, Irvine / Department of Comparative Literature is located in Irvine, CA, in a suburban 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 6
Doctoral Degrees 4

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
Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

57
Applied
15
Accepted
9
Enrolled
26%

Applying

105
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5, sample of written work, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

37
Total Graduate Students
27%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.41%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 8.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5.41%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Critical theory, feminist studies, Asian-American studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Irvine, CA  92697
United States
Contact Gabriele Schwab
Department Chair
Email: gmschwab@uci.edu
Phone: 949-824-6406
Fax: 949-824-6416

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