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2022 Best Comparative Literature Master's Degree Schools in the Southeast Region

3 Colleges in the Southeast Region
5 Master's Degrees
a master's degree in comparative literature is more popular than many other degrees. In fact, it ranks #434 out of 1095 on popularity of all such degrees in the nation. As a result, there are many college that offer the degree, making your choice of school a hard one.

In 2022, College Factual analyzed 3 schools in order to identify the top ones for its Best Comparative Literature Master's Degree Schools in the Southeast Region ranking. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 5 master's degrees in comparative literature during the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Choosing a Great Comparative Literature School for Your Master's Degree

Best Comparative Literature Master's Degree Schools in the Southeast Region The comparative literature master's degree program you select can have a big impact on your future. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. To make it into this list, a school must excel in the following areas.

A Great Overall School

The overall quality of a master's degree school is important to ensure a quality education, not just how well they do in a particular major. To account for this we consider a school's overall Best Colleges for a Master's Degree ranking which itself looks at a collection of various factors like degree completion, educational resources, student body caliber and post-graduation earnings for the school as a whole.

Over 80% of the schools in this list are in the top 36% of our overall quality ranking.

Overall Best Colleges Rank  ( 460 to 93 )
Lowest Ranked Overall
Top Ranked Overall

Other Factors We Consider

The metrics below are just some of the other metrics that we use to determine our rankings.

  • Major Focus - How many resources a school devotes to comparative literature students as compared to other majors.
  • Major Demand - How many other comparative literature students want to attend this school to pursue a master's degree.
  • Educational Resources - How many resources are allocated to students. These resources may include educational expenditures per student, number of students per instructor, and graduation rate among other things.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized comparative literature related body.

Our full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for comparative literature students working on their master's degree.

One Size Does Not Fit All

Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Comparative Literature Master's Degree Schools in the Southeast Region ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

Best Schools for Master’s Students to Study Comparative Literature in the Southeast Region

Below you'll see a list of the best colleges and universities for pursuing a master's degree in comparative literature.

Top Southeast Region Schools for a Master's in Comparative Literature

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In SC
2 Annual Graduates

University of South Carolina - Columbia is a wonderful choice for students interested in a master's degree in comparative literature. Located in the medium-sized city of Columbia, UofSC is a public university with a very large student population. This university ranks 3rd out of 24 colleges for overall master's degree quality in the state of South Carolina.

There were about 2 comparative literature students who graduated with this degree at UofSC in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a master’s in comparative literature from University of South Carolina - Columbia

#2

University of Georgia

Athens, GA
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In GA
2 Annual Graduates

University of Georgia is one of the finest schools in the United States for getting a master's degree in comparative literature. UGA is a fairly large public university located in the medium-sized city of Athens. A Best Master's Degree Schools rank of #104 out of 1,305 schools nationwide means UGA is a great university overall.

There were about 2 comparative literature individuals who graduated with this degree at UGA in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a master’s in comparative literature from University of Georgia

#3

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In AR
1 Annual Graduates

University of Arkansas is one of the best schools in the country for getting a master's degree in comparative literature. UARK is a fairly large public university located in the city of Fayetteville. This university ranks 3rd out of 13 colleges for overall master's degree quality in the state of Arkansas.

There were approximately 1 comparative literature individuals who graduated with this degree at UARK in the most recent data year.

More information about a master’s in comparative literature from University of Arkansas

Best Comparative Literature Colleges by State

Explore the best comparative literature schools for a specific state in the Southeast Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Georgia 361 1
South Carolina 251 4
Arkansas 184 4

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One of 5 majors within the Linguistics & Comparative Literature area of study, Comparative Literature has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Modern Languages 70
Linguistics 37
Language Translation 11
Applied Linguistics 3

Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Pandit Rahul Sanskrutayan, Banshidhar Mohanty. More about our data sources and methodologies.

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