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Kent State University at Kent MA in Linguistics & Comparative Literature

The main focus area for this major is Language Translation. 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 Kent State University at Kent. Here, you’ll find out more about the major master’s degree program in comparative literature, including such details as the number of graduates, diversity of students, and more.

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

$11,766 Average Tuition and Fees

Kent State Graduate Tuition and Fees

In 2019-2020, the average part-time graduate tuition at Kent State was $999 per credit hour for out-of-state students. The average for in-state students was $536 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 $11,766 $21,952

How Much Can You Make With a MA in Comparative Literature From Kent State?

$37,700 Average Salary
Below Average Earnings Boost

The median early career salary of comparative literature students who receive their master’s degree from Kent State is $37,700 per year. That is 9% lower than the national average of $41,620.


Does Kent State Offer an Online MA in Comparative Literature?

Looking for online learning options? Good news, you can take online classes in the comparative literature master’s degree program at Kent State. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Kent State Online Learning page.

Kent State Master’s Student Diversity for Comparative Literature

16 Master's Degrees Awarded
62.5% Women
12.5% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2019-2020 academic year, 16 students received their master’s degree in comparative literature. The gender and racial-ethnic breakdown of those individuals is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Of the students who received their master’s degree in comparative literature in 2019-2020, 62.5% of them were women. This is less than the nationwide number of 67.8%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Racial-ethnic minority graduates* made up 12.5% of the comparative literature master’s degrees at Kent State in 2019-2020. This is lower than the nationwide number of 25%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 7
International Students 7
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

MA in Comparative Literature Focus Areas at Kent State

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

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Language Translation 16

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Classical Languages & Literature 1

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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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