University of Chicago Reviews of Master's in Liberal Arts

  • 7 Reviews
  • Chicago (IL)
  • Annual Tuition: $66,492
0% of 7 students said this degree improved their career prospects
86% of 7 students said they would recommend this program to others
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Ksenia Ershova
  • Reviewed: 12/21/2015
  • Degree: Liberal Arts
"Pros: good variety of high quality advanced courses; accessible, friendly and supportive faculty; lots of interesting ongoing research within the department. Cons: inflated pricing for housing in campus area; health insurance is sub-optimal; involvement and support from faculty is uneven across sub-fields."
cherry meyer
  • Reviewed: 11/21/2014
  • Degree: Liberal Arts
"The department is pretty diverse as far as backgrounds, personalities and academic interests. The support from faculty as well as other students is great."
Vu Truong
  • Reviewed: 11/20/2014
  • Degree: Liberal Arts
"Pros - excellent academic competitiveness. Cons - Hyde Park is really cold and has bad restaurants."
  • Reviewed: 7/24/2014
  • Degree: Liberal Arts
"This is one of the premier programs in the country, with well respected faculty members, great library resources and support. I am most fortunate to be apart of this wonderful program."
Janelle Wade
  • Reviewed: 12/19/2013
  • Degree: Liberal Arts
"Good financial aid package for the first 5 years, but not so great after. The faculty is top notch, but the size of the department makes things feel a little insular. It's a really great community of nerds, but you have to understand you're stepping into a world of nerds and awkwardness. Career support is tough, but only because there just aren't that many careers in the field. My biggest complaint is that I wish there was more support for ABD students. Unless you really press your advisors and form groups on your own, you get very little support, feedback, resources, etc. But you won't find a better education."
Latricia Booker
  • Reviewed: 9/25/2013
  • Degree: Liberal Arts
"The Graduate Student at Large Program is a great program for those trying to figure out what they want to do or are at a Crossroads on how to get to what they want to do. However, There is no financial aid for GSAL students and I'm not really sure how many are in the same boat as I am academically. The education is UNMATCHED by any University and that's why I love this place!"
Natalia Pavlou
  • Reviewed: 2/6/2013
  • Degree: Liberal Arts
"If you love languages, then you should come here to get a rounded picture of phenomena in several languages and focus on whatever field you like the most. Great diversity and collaboration in the department!"