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Northwestern University MA in Linguistics & Comparative Literature

The main focus area for this major is Comparative Literature. 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 Northwestern 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 Northwestern Cost?

$56,567 Average Tuition and Fees

Northwestern Graduate Tuition and Fees

In 2019-2020, the average part-time graduate tuition at Northwestern was $6,649 per credit hour for both in-state and out-of-state students. Information about average full-time graduate student tuition and fees is shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $56,067 $56,067
Fees $500 $500

Does Northwestern Offer an Online MA in Comparative Literature?

Northwestern 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 Northwestern Online Learning page.

Northwestern Master’s Student Diversity for Comparative Literature

1 Master's Degrees Awarded
100.0% Women
During the 2019-2020 academic year, there was only 1 master’s degree in comparative literature awarded. The racial-ethnicity and gender of that student are shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

All of the students who received their MA in comparative literature in 2019-2020 were women.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those students who received a master’s degree at Northwestern in comparative literature at 2019-2020, none were racial-ethnic minorities*.

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

MA in Comparative Literature Focus Areas at Northwestern

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

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Comparative Literature 1

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 3
Romance Languages 2

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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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