University of Pennsylvania

School of Arts and Sciences

Folklore and Folklife



Program Information

Degree Offered:

Ph.D.-Folklore and Folklife, M.A.-Folklore and Folklife

Format: Campus

Program Description:

During the 30 years of its existence, the program has graduated more than 200 Ph.D.s in Folklore and Folklife. There are currently 40 students taking graduate courses or working on their dissertations in the program. In June 1999, the Center for Folklore and Ethnography was founded.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999