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Purdue University - Main Campus MA in Linguistics & Comparative Literature

Linguistics & Comparative Literature is a major offered under the foreign languages and linguistics program of study at Purdue University - Main Campus. 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 Purdue Cost?

$9,992 Average Tuition and Fees

Purdue Graduate Tuition and Fees

During the 2019-2020 academic year, part-time graduate students at Purdue paid an average of $948 per credit hour if they came to the school from out-of-state. In-state students paid a discounted rate of $348 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 $9,208 $28,010
Fees $784 $784

Does Purdue Offer an Online MA in Comparative Literature?

Online degrees for the Purdue 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 Purdue Online Learning page.

Purdue Master’s Student Diversity for Comparative Literature

5 Master's Degrees Awarded
80.0% Women
20.0% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2019-2020 academic year, there were 5 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

About 80.0% of the students who received their MA in comparative literature in 2019-2020 were women. This is higher than the nationwide number of 67.8%.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those graduates who received a master’s degree in comparative literature at Purdue in 2019-2020, 20.0% were 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 0
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 1
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

MA in Comparative Literature Focus Areas at Purdue

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

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Modern Languages 3
Linguistics 1
Comparative 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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