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University of Pennsylvania PhD in Classical Languages & Literature

The main focus area for this major is General Classics & Classical Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

Classical Languages & Literature is a major offered under the foreign languages and linguistics program of study at University of Pennsylvania. We’ve pulled together some essential information you should know about the doctor’s degree program in classical languages, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more.

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How Much Does a Doctorate in Classical Languages from UPenn Cost?

$41,760 Average Tuition and Fees

UPenn Graduate Tuition and Fees

During the 2019-2020 academic year, part-time graduate students at UPenn paid an average of $0 per credit hour. No discount was available for in-state students. The following table shows the average full-time tuition and fees for graduate student.

In State Out of State
Tuition $37,678 $37,678
Fees $4,082 $4,082

Does UPenn Offer an Online PhD in Classical Languages?

UPenn does not offer an online option for its classical languages doctor’s degree program at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the UPenn Online Learning page.

UPenn Doctorate Student Diversity for Classical Languages

2 Doctor's Degrees Awarded
100.0% Women
50.0% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2019-2020 academic year, 2 students received their doctor’s degree in classical languages. The gender and racial-ethnic breakdown of those individuals is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

All of the students who received their PhD in classical languages in 2019-2020 were women.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Around 50.0% of classical languages doctor’s degree recipients at UPenn in 2019-2020 were awarded to racial-ethnic minorities*. This is higher than the nationwide number of 11%.

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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 0
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

PhD in Classical Languages Focus Areas at UPenn

Classical Languages & Literature students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
General Classics & Classical Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics 2

You may also be interested in one of these majors related to classical languages and literature.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 15
East Asian Languages 3
Germanic Languages 3
Romance Languages 7
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 4

View All Classical Languages & Literature Related Majors >

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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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