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University of Chicago

Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Chicago, IL

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Overview

University of Chicago / Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations is located in Chicago, IL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

98
Applied
7
Accepted
3
Enrolled
7%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 15-20 page writing sample, statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts for all previous degrees and institutions attended

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 104
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

28
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 21%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 14.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.57%
Unknown 3.57%

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: East Asian literature, material culture, religious and intellectual history, paleography of early China, performance studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1050 East 59th Street
Wieboldt Hall, Room 301
Chicago, IL  60637
United States
Contact Dr. Jacob Eyferth
Chair
Email: ealc@uchicago.edu
Phone: 773-834-1323