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Illinois State 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 Illinois State 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, and more.

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

$9,457 Average Tuition and Fees

Illinois State Graduate Tuition and Fees

During the 2019-2020 academic year, part-time graduate students at Illinois State paid an average of $838 per credit hour if they came to the school from out-of-state. In-state students paid a discounted rate of $404 per credit hour. Information about average full-time graduate student tuition and fees is shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $7,892 $9,504
Fees $1,565 $1,565

Does Illinois State Offer an Online MA in Comparative Literature?

Online degrees for the Illinois State comparative literature master’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Illinois State Online Learning page.

Illinois State Master’s Student Diversity for Comparative Literature

9 Master's Degrees Awarded
55.6% Women
22.2% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2019-2020 academic year, there were 9 master’s degrees in comparative literature handed out to qualified students. The charts and tables below give more information about these students.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Women made up around 55.6% of the comparative literature students who took home a master’s degree in 2019-2020. This is less than the nationwide number of 67.8%.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Racial-ethnic minority graduates* made up 22.2% of the comparative literature master’s degrees at Illinois State in 2019-2020. This is lower than the nationwide number of 25%.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 2
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 4
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

MA in Comparative Literature Focus Areas at Illinois State

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

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Modern Languages 9

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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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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