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Classics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #109 (WUR) , DC,
The remarkable diversity of subject matter included under the term Classics allows for several areas of concentration within the Classics major. This same diversity also makes a minor in Classics compatible with a wide range of other departments in the University.


The Classics department offers courses in Latin and Greek at the beginning, intermediate, and advanced undergraduate levels, including courses designed for students who have already been working at an advanced level for several years; in addition, the department offers courses in Classical Studies that explore history, literature, archeology and textual evidence through readings in English.

The department offers a Major in Classics with three different concentrations:

  • Classical Studies
  • Classical Languages (specialization in Greek, Latin, or Greek and Latin)
  • Hellenic Studies

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History of Ancient Greece 
  • Intro to Classical Myth
  • Julius Caesar: History and Legend
  • Ovid's Metamorphoses
  • Athletes and Heroes
  • Pompeii 

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Academic Requirements

  • Georgetown Application
  • Application Supplement
  • Secondary School Report (including transcript)
  • Teacher's Recommendation
  • A Non-refundable Application Fee of $75.00 - payable in USD
  • Results of the College Board Scholastic Aptitude Test or the American College Testing Program examination sent directly from the testing service
  • Scores from College Board SAT Subject Tests sent directly from the testing service
  • TOEFL scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    51720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51720 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    51720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51720 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Washington, D. C.

  • 1705 - 2980 USD/month
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