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As one of the top ten programs in the country, we're proud to have a faculty of nationally and
internationally known scholars. That faculty is known for producing graduates who
go on to pursue successful careers in academia and beyond.
Why Study Comparative Literature?
Once you have a foundation in comparative literature, we encourage you to begin developing
your own degree path and research agenda. This freedom allows you to explore exciting
and innovative ways to study language, literature, art and culture in a way that speaks
to your own passions and interests.