Graduate Program Application

Fields of Study

Fields include French literature, criticism, theory, and culture from the early Middle Ages to the present, and the French-language literatures of Africa and the Caribbean.


Special Admissions Requirements

A thorough command of French is expected, as well as a good preparation in all fields of French literature. Applicants should submit a twenty-page writing sample in French. This can consist of one twenty-page paper or several shorter papers that total twenty pages.

**Beginning with the 2023 application season, we no longer consider the GRE as part of the application to our doctoral program. There is no need to take the GRE or to submit scores with your application.** 


Application process