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Harvard University

Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Cambridge, MA

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Overview

Harvard University / Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations is located in Cambridge, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Chinese
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Japanese
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Korean
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mongolian
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Vietnamese

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
General exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

74
Applied
10
Accepted
14%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 30th Not reported No

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 December 30
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

25
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (68%)
Female (32%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Central Asian literature, religion, and premodern history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Cambridge, MA  02138
United States
Contact Jim Zigo
Phone: 617-495-1000