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University of Virginia

Department of Religious Studies

Charlottesville, VA

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Overview

University of Virginia / Department of Religious Studies is located in Charlottesville, VA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Religion, politics and global society
Master of Arts (MA) Religious studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Religious studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 16

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

149
Applied
44
Accepted
26
Enrolled
30%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 3rd No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA

Student Body

75
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.33%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.33%
Unknown 4%

Gender

Male (57%)
Female (42%)

Faculty

36
Total faculty
Full-time - 36
Part-time - 0
Male (21)
Female (15)

Location & Contact

Address Charlottesville, VA  22903
United States
Contact Kurtis Schaeffer
Chair
Email: ks6bb@virginia.edu
Phone: 434-924-6705
Fax: 434-924-1467