Rutgers University, based in New Brunswick, New Jersey offers a fully funded PhD in Classics. The doctoral program at RU Classics focuses on the interpretation of original texts in Greek and Latin in the context of the general humanistic tradition. Graduate students are trained to master the philological methods of the discipline and become familiar with the methods of such related fields as literary theory, ancient history, philosophy, and ancient art history. Rutgers Classics offers a number of funding options to Ph.D. students. The standard package is five years, with a fellowship stipend for the first, third, and last years, and a teaching assistantship for the second and fourth years.