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Boston University MA in Linguistics & Comparative Literature

The main focus area for this major is Linguistics. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

Linguistics & Comparative Literature is a major offered under the foreign languages and linguistics program of study at Boston University. We’ve pulled together some essential information you should know about the master’s degree program in comparative literature, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, whether or not the degree is offered online, and more.

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How Much Does a Master’s in Comparative Literature from Boston U Cost?

$57,666 Average Tuition and Fees

Boston U Graduate Tuition and Fees

During the 2019-2020 academic year, part-time graduate students at Boston U paid an average of $0 per credit hour. No discount was available for in-state students. The following table shows the average full-time tuition and fees for graduate student.

In State Out of State
Tuition $56,854 $56,854
Fees $812 $812

Does Boston U Offer an Online MA in Comparative Literature?

Boston U does not offer an online option for its comparative literature master’s degree program at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Boston U Online Learning page.

Boston U Master’s Student Diversity for Comparative Literature

6 Master's Degrees Awarded
83.3% Women
16.7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There were 6 master’s degrees in comparative literature awarded during the 2019-2020 academic year. Information about those students is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Of the students who received their master’s degree in comparative literature in 2019-2020, 83.3% of them were women. This is higher than the nationwide number of 67.8%.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those graduates who received a master’s degree in comparative literature at Boston U in 2019-2020, 16.7% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower than the nationwide number of 25%.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 3
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

MA in Comparative Literature Focus Areas at Boston U

Linguistics & Comparative Literature students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Linguistics 6

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Related Major Annual Graduates
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References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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