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Indiana University Bloomington

Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures

Bloomington, IN

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Indiana University Bloomington

Overview

Indiana University Bloomington / Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures is located in Bloomington, IN.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
2 Foreign Languages
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

63
Applied
27
Accepted
14
Enrolled
43%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th December 15th 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

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

58
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
93%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 1.72%
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.72%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.72%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (62%)
Female (37%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 0
Male (8)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Classical and modern Arabic literature and linguistics, Biblical and modern Hebrew studies, Persian language and literature, Islamic civilization, Iranian history and language
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 107 South Indiana Avenue
Bloomington, IN  47405-7000
United States
Contact Prof. Asma Afsaruddin
Chair
Phone: 812-855-5993
Fax: 812-855-7841