Cornell University

Ph.D. On Campus
36 months
29500 USD/year
29500 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Ph.D. degree requires six semesters in residence and the successful completion of one of the programs listed below (the M.A. is not a prerequisite for the Ph.D.). The Classics program is offered by Cornell University.


Learning Outcomes

Make an original and substantial contribution to the field:
  • think originally and independently
  • identify new research opportunities
  • Achieve breadth and diversity of knowledge in the field:
  • proficiency in the relevant languages, ancient and modern
  • thorough command of theoretical and empirical knowledge across the field
  • in-depth knowledge of one major area
Communicate research findings effectively:
  • produce publishable scholarship
  • achieve excellence in spoken presentations
  • Demonstrate effective skills in undergraduate teaching
The Classics program is offered by Cornell University.

Programme Structure

Concentrations by Subject:

  • Ancient History
  • Ancient Philosophy
  • Classical Archaeology
  • Classical Literature And Philology
  • Classical Myth (Minor)
  • Classical Rhetoric (Minor)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Recommendations
  • A statement of purpose
  • Transcripts
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29500 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    29500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29500 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.


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