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New York University MA in Linguistics & Comparative Literature

Linguistics & Comparative Literature is a major offered under the foreign languages and linguistics program of study at New York University. Here, you’ll find out more about the major master’s degree program in comparative literature, including such details as the number of graduates, ethnicity of students, related majors and concentrations, and more.

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

$36,892 Average Tuition and Fees

NYU Graduate Tuition and Fees

Part-time graduates at NYU paid an average of $1,928 per credit hour in 2019-2020. This tuition was the same for both in-state and out-of-state students. The average full-time tuition and fees for graduate students are shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $34,704 $34,704
Fees $2,188 $2,188

Does NYU Offer an Online MA in Comparative Literature?

If you’re interested in online learning, you’re in luck. NYU does offer online classes in its comparative literature master’s degree program. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the NYU Online Learning page.

NYU Master’s Student Diversity for Comparative Literature

27 Master's Degrees Awarded
59.3% Women
22.2% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2019-2020 academic year, 27 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, 59.3% of them were women. This is less than the nationwide number of 67.8%.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Around 22.2% of comparative literature master’s degree recipients at NYU in 2019-2020 were awarded to racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower 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 7
International Students 12
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

MA in Comparative Literature Focus Areas at NYU

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

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Modern Languages 6
Linguistics 5
Language Translation 6
Comparative Literature 10

You may also be interested in one of these majors related to linguistics and comparative literature.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Germanic Languages 2
Romance Languages 33
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 7
Classical Languages & Literature 2
Foreign Language, Literature & Linguistics (Other) 8

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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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