No Minimum GRE for Admission to graduate programs in Comparative Literature - Updated 2021
Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters,
College description: This track allows students to study varied media—visual, print, sound, digital—from a comparative perspective and to deepen their understanding of the specific cultural, historical, and linguistic contexts of different media works.Students in this track develop their knowledge of literature across linguistic boundaries by taking graduate courses as needed in the foreign language departments as well as in Comparative Literature, English, Classics, American Studies, or other relevant disciplines.For students interested in advanced studies and research in Spanish and Latin American literature and culture studies, the course of study is designed to develop a broad knowledge of the subject matter within the framework of comparative and transatlantic studies as well as other developments in the field.
The university priority deadline for graduate application is January 3.
Applicant need take both the GRE and the TOEFL or IELTS.
If applicant are not an applicant from a country where both the national language and language of instruction is English, or received their bachelor’s degree from one of these countries, then, applicant will have to take TOEFL or IELTS.
Please note there is no minimum score required for admission. Ph.D. applicants are exempt from the ISE if they have an Internet Based TOEFL score of 100, with no less than 20 on each section.
There is no minimum score for the GRE.
Scores from the GRE that are more than five years old at the time of application will not be accepted.
This is good for both the GRE and TOEFL.
They will hold up processing on an application if not all transcripts, regardless of whether or not a degree was awarded, are received.
Applicants may submit their materials online at the University's online application site.
TOEFL or IELTS scores for applicants whose native language is not English.
These interests should be addressed in the applicant's personal statement.
Their statement of purpose should be a clear, readable narrative that contains information relevant to their application into the university graduate program. Don't repeat information found elsewhere in their application.
If applicant have areas in their application that applicant feel deserve explanation, address them concisely in their letter. Their letter is best kept to about 500-600 words.
The university require three letters of recommendation.
A scanned copy of the official transcript is submitted as part of the online application.
The GRE exam is required of all applicants. No minimum GRE score is required to apply. The GRE scores are important, but they are not the only measure of evaluation the University of Rochester consider.