Students pursue their interest in the field through the course offerings of several departments at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences as well as, to a lesser extent, other schools at Columbia.
- Courses give students the foundation to specialize in one period or interdisciplinary area as they design an individual program of study in consultation with the program coordinator.
- The Islamic Studies program at Columbia University concludes with a thesis on a limited topic within the student's area of concentration.
- Foundations to Islamic Studies and Muslim Societies
- Thesis Research Seminar
- Supervised Individual Research
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
- Apply before
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- transcripts of all previous post-secondary education
- a statement of academic purpose
- a curriculum vitae or résumé
- three letters of recommendation from academic sources
- GRE scores and, if applicable, results of the TOEFL or IELTS examination to fulfill the English Proficiency Requirement
- a sample of scholarly writing, if required by the department or program
- payment of the application fee
International61180 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 30590 USD per semester during 12 months.
National61180 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 30590 USD per semester during 12 months.
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