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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Comparative Literature

Madison, WI

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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Department of Comparative Literature is located in Madison, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Second-year exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
3 preliminary exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

40
Applied
13
Accepted
33%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Writing sample
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

32
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (59%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Literary theory, cultural criticism, classics through early modern literature, postmodernity, gender studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
18,000

Location & Contact

Address 500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI  53706-1380
United States
Contact Ms. Diane Bollant
Phone: 608-262-1234