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Brown University

Department of Religious Studies

Providence, RI

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Overview

Brown University / Department of Religious Studies is located in Providence, RI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Religion and critical thought
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Islam, society and culture
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Religions of the ancient Mediterranean
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Asian religious traditions

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Varies
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

82
Applied
11
Accepted
13%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 5th January 5th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 5
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

27
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (59%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 2
Male (12)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Asian religious traditions; Islam, society, and culture; religions of the ancient Mediterranean; and religion and critical thought
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Box 1927
59 George Street
Providence, RI  02912
United States
Contact Mark S. Cladis
Chair
Phone: 401-863-3104