Comparative Literature Colleges and Programs

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This educational program focuses on two or more literary traditions in the original languages or in translation. This program frequently includes in depth instruction in comparative linguistics; English/French language and literature; literary criticism; applicable foreign languages; and applications to genre, national, period, and textual studies as well as literary forms such as prose, poetry, and drama.

The directory below includes regionally and/or nationally accredited Comparative Literature schools, colleges and universities.

American Jewish University

15600 Mulholland Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90077-1519

Phone Number:310E12
Website:www.ajula.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:241 (97 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:3 to 1

Barnard College

3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027-6598

Phone Number:(212) 854-5262
Website:www.barnard.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,450 (2,450 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:8 to 1

Beloit College

700 College St, Beloit, WI 53511-5595

Phone Number:(608) 363-2000
Website:www.beloit.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:Small suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,449 (1,449 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1

Boston University

One Silber Way, Boston, MA 2215

Phone Number:(617) 353-2000
Website:www.bu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:39,982 (23,291 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1

Brandeis University

415 South St, Waltham, MA 02454-9110

Phone Number:(781) 736-2000
Website:www.brandeis.edu/
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:5,977 (3,465 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1

Brigham Young University

Main Campus, Provo, UT 84602

Phone Number:(801) 422-4636
Website:www.byu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:42,868 (39,085 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:27 to 1

Brown University

One Prospect Street, Providence, RI 2912

Phone Number:(401) 863-1000
Website:www.brown.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:8,877 (6,591 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1

Bryn Mawr College

101 N Merion Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Phone Number:(610) 526-5000
Website:www.brynmawr.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,840 (1,367 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:9 to 1
Admissions:www.brynmawr.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.brynmawr.edu/financialaid/index.shtml
Online Application:www.brynmawr.edu/admissions/applicationoptions….

California State University-Long Beach

1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90840-0115

Phone Number:(562) 985-4111
Website:www.csulb.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree – other
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:40,707 (33,274 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1
Admissions:www.csulb.edu/student-info/admissions.html
Financial Aid:www.csulb.edu/depts/enrollment/financial_aid/ty…
Online Application:www.csumentor.edu/AdmissionApp/

Clark University

950 Main St, Worcester, MA 01610-1477

Phone Number:(508) 793-7711
Website:www.clarku.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:3,718 (2,544 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Admissions:www.clarku.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.clarku.edu/admissions/financialaid/index.cfm
Online Application:www.clarku.edu/admissions/apply/index.cfm

Colorado College

14. E Cache La Poudre St., Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Phone Number:(719) 389-6000
Website:www.coloradocollege.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,686 (2,504 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1

Columbia University in the City of New York

West 116 St and Broadway, New York, NY 10027

Phone Number:(212) 854-1754
Website:www.columbia.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:25,340 (7,904 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:6 to 1

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone Number:(607) 255-2000
Website:www.cornell.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:21,053 (14,336 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1

CUNY Graduate School and University Center

365 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10016

Phone Number:(212) 817-7000
Website:www.gc.cuny.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:7,145 (1,538 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1

CUNY Hunter College

695 Park Ave, New York, NY 10065

Phone Number:(212) 772-4000
Website:www.hunter.cuny.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:27,199 (20,024 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1

CUNY Queens College

65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY 11367

Phone Number:(718) 997-5000
Website:www.qc.cuny.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:24,335 (18,775 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1

Dartmouth College

Hanover, NH 03755-3529

Phone Number:(603) 646-1110
Website:www.dartmouth.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:6,423 (4,566 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:7 to 1

Earlham College

801 National Rd West, Richmond, IN 47374-4095

Phone Number:(765) 983-1200
Website:www.earlham.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,383 (1,216 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Admissions:www.earlham.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.earlham.edu/financial-aid
Online Application:www.earlham.edu/admissions/apply

Eckerd College

4200 54th Ave S, Saint Petersburg, FL 33711-4700

Phone Number:(727) 867-1166
Website:www.eckerd.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,809 (2,809 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1

Emory University

408 Administration Building, 201 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322

Phone Number:(404) 727-6123
Website:www.emory.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:14,057 (7,290 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:8 to 1

Fordham University

441 E Fordham Rd, Bronx, NY 10458

Phone Number:(718) 817-1000
Website:www.fordham.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:17,090 (8,897 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Admissions:www.fordham.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.fordham.edu/tuition__financial_a/
Online Application:www.fordham.edu/admissions/applying_to_fordham/…

Georgetown University

37th and O St NW, Washington, DC 20057

Phone Number:(202) 687-0100
Website:www.georgetown.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:18,593 (9,080 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1

Hamilton College

198 College Hill Rd, Clinton, NY 13323

Phone Number:(315) 859-4011
Website:www.hamilton.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:Midsize suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,021 (2,021 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:9 to 1
Admissions:www.hamilton.edu/admission/index.html
Financial Aid:www.hamilton.edu/admission/finaid/
Online Application:www.hamilton.edu/apply/index.html

Harvard University

Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, MA 2138

Phone Number:(617) 495-1000
Website:www.harvard.edu/
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:34,560 (14,864 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1

Harvey Mudd College

301 Platt Blvd., Claremont, CA 91711

Phone Number:(909) 621-8000
Website:www.hmc.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:742 (742 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:8 to 1
Admissions:www.hmc.edu/admission.html
Financial Aid:www.hmc.edu/admission.html
Online Application:www.hmc.edu/admission1/applyingforadmission.html

Haverford College

370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041-1392

Phone Number:(610) 896-1000
Website:www.haverford.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,255 (1,255 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:9 to 1

Hobart William Smith Colleges

Geneva, NY 14456

Phone Number:(315) 781-3000
Website:www.hws.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,101 (2,092 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1

Indiana University-Bloomington

107 South Indiana Ave., Bloomington, IN 47405-7000

Phone Number:(812) 855-4848
Website:www.iub.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:46,322 (35,726 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:23 to 1

Lake Forest College

555 N Sheridan Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045-2399

Phone Number:(847) 234-3100
Website:www.lakeforest.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,486 (1,458 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1
Admissions:www.lakeforest.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.lakeforest.edu/admissions/finaid/
Online Application:www.lakeforest.edu/admissions/apply/

Long Island University-C W Post Campus

720 Northern Blvd, Brookville, NY 11548-1300

Phone Number:(516) 299-2900
Website:www.liu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – other
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:13,645 (9,444 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1

Georgetown University

37th and O St NW, Washington, DC 20057

Phone Number:(202) 687-0100
Website:www.georgetown.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:18,593 (9,080 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1

Harvard University

Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, MA 2138

Phone Number:(617) 495-1000
Website:www.harvard.edu/
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:34,560 (14,864 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1

Indiana University-Bloomington

107 South Indiana Ave., Bloomington, IN 47405-7000

Phone Number:(812) 855-4848
Website:www.iub.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:46,322 (35,726 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:23 to 1

Long Island University-C W Post Campus

720 Northern Blvd, Brookville, NY 11548-1300

Phone Number:(516) 299-2900
Website:www.liu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – other
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:13,645 (9,444 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1

New York University

70 Washington Sq South, New York, NY 10012-1091

Phone Number:(212) 998-1212
Website:www.nyu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Doctor’s degree – other
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:48,997 (24,325 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:7 to 1

Ohio State University-Main Campus

190 N. Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210

Phone Number:(614) 292-6446
Website:www.osu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:62,807 (45,667 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1

Princeton University

Princeton, NJ 08544-0070

Phone Number:(609) 258-3000
Website:www.princeton.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:7,561 (4,985 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:8 to 1

Stanford University

Stanford, CA 94305

Phone Number:(650) 723-2300
Website:www.stanford.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:20,465 (7,699 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:6 to 1

Texas A & M University

College Station, TX 77843-1244

Phone Number:(979) 845-3211
Website:www.tamu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:50,608 (39,883 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1

University of Utah

201 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-9008

Phone Number:(801) 581-7200
Website:www.utah.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:34,675 (27,201 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1

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