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The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley 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 The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. 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 UT Rio Grande Valley Cost?

$7,789 Average Tuition and Fees

UT Rio Grande Valley Graduate Tuition and Fees

In 2019-2020, the average part-time graduate tuition at UT Rio Grande Valley was $776 per credit hour for out-of-state students. The average for in-state students was $367 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 $6,458 $13,820
Fees $1,331 $1,331

Does UT Rio Grande Valley Offer an Online MA in Comparative Literature?

If you’re one of the many students who want the flexibility of distance learning courses, you’ll be happy to hear that UT Rio Grande Valley offers online option in its comparative literature master’s degree program. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the UT Rio Grande Valley Online Learning page.

UT Rio Grande Valley Master’s Student Diversity for Comparative Literature

9 Master's Degrees Awarded
77.8% Women
55.6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There were 9 master’s degrees in comparative literature awarded during the 2019-2020 academic year. Information about those students is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

About 77.8% 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%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Around 55.6% of comparative literature master’s degree recipients at UT Rio Grande Valley in 2019-2020 were awarded to racial-ethnic minorities*. This is higher than the nationwide number of 25%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 5
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 3
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

MA in Comparative Literature Focus Areas at UT Rio Grande Valley

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

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Language Translation 9

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Romance Languages 13
Second Language Learning 6

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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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