Future Graduate Students
The College of Arts & Letters prepares transformative scholars in the Arts & Humanities. We aim to lead the world in providing inclusive, global, digital, and interdisciplinary graduate education in the Arts & Humanities.
The Arts & Letters Difference
- Outperforming national averages in key metrics such as time to degree and graduate placement.
- Student-Centered, offering full funding to our terminal degree students for 3-5 years paired with rich mentoring and professional development support.
- Diverse, with a demographic profile that matches the U.S. national percentages.
- Small & agile, with an average terminal degree yearly cohort size of less than five students.
- Producing the next generation of leaders in the arts & humanities; a group that will positively impact the lives of millions of students to come.
Julio Cesar Paredes
Department of Romance and Classical Studies
About Our Programs
- A rich curriculum that includes significant faculty engagement and innovative co-mentoring experiences.
- Graduate assistantships and fellowship funding to students throughout the degree period and supplemental research/professional support.
- A strong, focused program mission tied to innovative research in their disciplines.
- Graduate students with PhDs in less than 5 years and MFAs in 3 years.
- Place 100% of graduates.
- Recruit diverse cohorts.
- Attract internationally competitive students who earn university fellowships at an accelerated rate.
Department of Art, Art History, and Design