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University of California, Riverside

Department of Comparative Literature and Foreign Languages

Riverside, CA

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University of California, Riverside

Overview

University of California, Riverside / Department of Comparative Literature and Foreign Languages is located in Riverside, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 2

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
3 Foreign Languages
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Qualifying exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

27
Applied
8
Accepted
8
Enrolled
30%

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 5th February 1st No
Winter deadline September 1st July 1st No
Spring deadline December 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 5
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

32
Total Graduate Students
46%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 3.13%
White or Caucasian 18%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 18.75%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 12.5%

Gender

Male (31%)
Female (68%)

Faculty

33
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 16
Male (11)
Female (22)

Research

Focus of faculty research: French and German Enlightenment, modern drama and theatre, contemporary critical theory, East-West comparative studies, science fiction and fantasy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 900 University Avenue
Riverside, CA  92521-0102
United States
Contact Dr. Thomas F. Scanlon
Chair
Email: thomas.scanlon@ucr.edu
Phone: 951-827-1462
Fax: 951-827-2160

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