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


90 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29500 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    29500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29500 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Ithaca

1128 - 2460 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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