12 months
34180 USD/year
34180 USD/year
14708 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The interdisciplinary Russian Studies program of the University of Colorado at Boulder is focusing on Russian language proficiency, Russian culture and interrelations between Russian history, politics and culture from the 19th through the 21st centuries.



  • The faculty's interdisciplinary strengths include literature, cinema, folklore, literary/cultural theory, cultural studies, gender studies, minority studies, nationalism, sociolinguistics and pedagogy.
  • The faculty of the Russian Studies program of the University of Colorado at Boulder works closely with students to design their own course of study. Some Russian MA students receive a teaching assistantship and tuition waiver.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Russian Seminar
  • Slavic Culture and Society
  • Russia after Communism: Post-Soviet Politics and Culture
  • Professional Russian
  • Open Topics: Russian Culture in Russian
  • Stalinism: Culture and Society

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee
  • Personal Statement (1-2 pages)
  • Transcripts (unofficial transcripts should be uploaded to the online application.  This includes community colleges, summer sessions, study abroad programs, and extension programs).
  • Three letters of recommendation (You will enter your recommenders’ contact information into the online application system. Once you submit your application, emails will go out to your recommenders asking them to upload a letter of recommendation to your application.)
  • Research Paper
  • GRE scores (International students are exempt from the GRE exam)
  • TOEFL (required for international students)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34180 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34180 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    34180 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34180 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14708 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14708 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Boulder

950 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

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


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