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Islamic Studies

Columbia University

12 months
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61180 USD/year
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About

The MA in Islamic Studies at Columbia University focuses on the cultural, political, and religious history of Islam and the nations and populations linked to the practice of this faith. 

Overview

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. 

Key Features 

  • 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. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Foundations to Islamic Studies and Muslim Societies 
  • Thesis Research Seminar
  • Supervised Individual Research 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    61180 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30590 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    61180 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30590 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Manhattan

2638 - 5751 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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