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George Mason University MA in Linguistics & Comparative Literature

The main focus area for this major is Modern Languages. 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 George Mason University. We’ve gathered data and other essential information about the master’s degree program in comparative literature, such as diversity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more.

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

$16,098 Average Tuition and Fees

GMU Graduate Tuition and Fees

During the 2019-2020 academic year, part-time graduate students at GMU paid an average of $1,559 per credit hour if they came to the school from out-of-state. In-state students paid a discounted rate of $671 per credit hour. The average full-time tuition and fees for graduate students are shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $12,594 $33,906
Fees $3,504 $3,504

Does GMU Offer an Online MA in Comparative Literature?

GMU 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 GMU Online Learning page.

GMU Master’s Student Diversity for Comparative Literature

10 Master's Degrees Awarded
70.0% Women
50.0% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There were 10 master’s degrees in comparative literature awarded during the 2019-2020 academic year. Information about those students is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Women made up around 70.0% of the comparative literature students who took home a master’s degree in 2019-2020. This is higher than the nationwide number of 67.8%.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Racial-ethnic minority graduates* made up 50.0% of the comparative literature master’s degrees at GMU in 2019-2020. This is higher than the nationwide number of 25%.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 4
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 5
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

MA in Comparative Literature Focus Areas at GMU

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

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Modern Languages 10

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*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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