The Graduate School Advance to a Higher Degree

Comparative Literature

Supported Degree Objectives


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Master of Arts (MA)
  • Non Degree

Required Supporting Documents


Master's Degree Program Requirements


  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    • 3.0 or equivalent

Doctoral Degree Program Requirements


  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    • 3.0 or equivalent
  • Master's Degree Required with Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    • 3.0 or equivalent

Application Deadlines


  • Fall Spring Summer
    January 10 Special Cases Only No Entry

Program Contact Information


  • Name Elsa Schirmer
    Phone 765-496-9629
    Email eschirme@purdue.edu
    Web Program Website
    Address Graduate Studies Program
    Comparative Literature Program
    Beering Hall of Liberal Arts and Education, Room 1289
    100 N. University Street
    West Lafayette, IN 47907-2098
    USA

Additional Information


  • Current master's students wishing to move to a doctoral degree program in this same graduate program will not be required to submit a new application.

Ernest C. Young Hall, Room 170 | 155  S. Grant Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2114 | 765-494-2600

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