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East Asian Languages and Cultures

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

12 months
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28464 USD/year
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About

The graduate program in East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign reflects the Department's conviction that an understanding of East Asia must build on a broad and deep proficiency in both the languages of the region and in the theoretical and methodological approaches that inform advanced teaching and research of its cultures.

Overview

At University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, we offer both a Master of Arts (M.A.) and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in East Asian Languages and Cultures.

Key Features 

  • Both the Master's and Doctoral programs embody that conviction in concept and design. Graduate students in the Department are encouraged to develop breadth of vision in their approach to East Asia, spanning historical periods, academic disciplines, and geographical boundaries, testing theories and methods and critically assessing their usefulness in understanding the cultures of East Asia.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • East Asian Civilizations
  • History East Asian Religions
  • The Chinese Language
  • Art in China
  • Traditional China
  • Modern China

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

32 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have earned at least a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college in the United States or a comparable degree from a recognized institution of higher learning abroad. A grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (A=4.0), or comparable GPA for an international applicant, for last two years of undergraduate study is a minimum requirement for admission. 
  • International applicants must meet minimum requirements based on their country of origin. Please note that proposed programs of study may require a higher GPA than the Graduate College's minimum standard.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English are required to submit proof of English proficiency with an acceptable TOEFL or IELTS score or by qualifying for an English proficiency waiver. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28464 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    28464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28464 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13176 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Urbana

1100 - 1500 USD /month
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