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University of Chicago

Department of Classics

Chicago, IL

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Overview

University of Chicago / Department of Classics is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ancient Mediterranean world
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Classical languages and literatures
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ancient Greek and Roman philosophy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Transformations in the classical tradition

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 3

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 2 Foreign Languages
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

70
Applied
8
Accepted
1
Enrolled
11%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
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 15-20 page writing sample, statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts for all previous degrees and institutions attended

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 104
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

25
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 12%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (48%)

Location & Contact

Address 1115 East 58th Street
Chicago, IL  60637
United States
Contact Dr. Cliff Ando
Chair
Email: classics-department@uchicago.edu
Phone: 773-702-8514