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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Program in Comparative Literature

Minneapolis, MN

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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Overview

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus / Program in Comparative Literature is located in Minneapolis, MN.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

42
Applied
4
Accepted
3
Enrolled
10%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
No
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 10th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Sample of written work

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 10
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

20
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 5%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (60%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 6
Male (13)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Literary theory, emergent literatures, popular culture, postcolonial literature, gender and sexuality
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 100 Church Street, SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455-0213
United States
Contact Robert I. Brown
Director of Graduate Studies
Email: brown004@umn.edu
Phone: 612-624-8878
Fax: 612-626-0228