12 months
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About

The Master of Liberal Arts (MLA) program at Washington University in St. Louis fosters intellectual breadth through courses that address a broad range of cultural issues from different academic perspectives.

Overview

Students in the Liberal Arts program at Washington University in St. Louis may explore questions of identity through art, literature, and religion. They may analyze the politics of race in fiction, historical documents, the visual arts, and music. They may debate ethical choices presented by fiction writers, jurists, philosophers, and scientists from antiquity through the present. MLA seminars examine literary, artistic, and cinematic masterpieces; historic moments of discovery and change; traditions of thought; cultural differences; and civic responsibilities.

MLA students sharpen their thinking about contemporary values and choices through courses that ask them to reflect on the individual's relation to society, technology and the spread of ideas, challenges to freedom, inspiration, and creativity.

Advising

Our advisors go the extra mile to help you navigate your path and needs. We will provide you with the tools to make each moment spent on your education as valuable as possible. Students will receive:

  • individual appointments with an experienced advisor;
  • career planning services to prepare you for opportunities after graduation;
  • a partner throughout your journey to ensure success.

Programme Structure

  • The Master of Liberal Arts program consists of seminars that introduce students to the methods and questions of different disciplines.
  • Planned and taught by full-time Washington University faculty, the core interdisciplinary seminars are organized into four general categories and cover a wide variety of topics and issues. Actual topics vary each semester.
  • Most core seminars are held one evening a week during the fall and spring semesters and twice a week during the summer term.
  • Some students take all 30 hours of the degree in the seminars that are designed specifically for the M.L.A. program; others augment a particular interest by taking related courses drawn from different departments.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • International students considering submission of an application to Washington University for graduate study should have a general familiarity with academic practices and university customs in the United States.
  • All international students are required to present evidence of their ability to support themselves financially during graduate study. 
  • International students whose native language is not English must submit score reports from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

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  • National

    57750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 57750 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Saint Louis

1015 - 1530 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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