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University of Chicago MA in Linguistics & Comparative Literature

Linguistics & Comparative Literature is a major offered under the foreign languages and linguistics program of study at University of Chicago. 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 UChicago Cost?

$61,548 Average Tuition and Fees

UChicago Graduate Tuition and Fees

Part-time graduates at UChicago paid an average of $2,010 per credit hour in 2019-2020. This tuition was the same for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows the average full-time tuition and fees for graduate student.

In State Out of State
Tuition $60,300 $60,300
Fees $1,248 $1,248

Does UChicago Offer an Online MA in Comparative Literature?

UChicago 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 UChicago Online Learning page.

UChicago Master’s Student Diversity for Comparative Literature

5 Master's Degrees Awarded
60.0% Women
20.0% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2019-2020 academic year, 5 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

Women made up around 60.0% of the comparative literature students who took home a master’s degree in 2019-2020. This is less than the nationwide number of 67.8%.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Racial-ethnic minority graduates* made up 20.0% of the comparative literature master’s degrees at UChicago in 2019-2020. This is lower than the nationwide number of 25%.

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

MA in Comparative Literature Focus Areas at UChicago

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

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Linguistics 4
Comparative Literature 1

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
South Asian Languages 1
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 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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