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University of Washington

Department of Asian Languages and Literature

Seattle, WA

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Overview

University of Washington / Department of Asian Languages and Literature is located in Seattle, WA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Chinese language and literature
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Japanese language and literature
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) South Asian language and literature
Master of Arts (MA) Chinese language and literature
Master of Arts (MA) Japanese language and literature
Master of Arts (MA) South Asian language and literature
Master of Arts (MA) Buddhist studies
Master of Arts (MA) Korean language and literature
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Buddhist studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Korean language and literature

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
2 Foreign Languages
General exam, thesis or 2 research papers
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
General exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

81
Applied
25
Accepted
14
Enrolled
31%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree in related field, minimum GPA of 3.0

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 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

49
Total Graduate Students
18%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
81%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 38%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 22.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.08%

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 4
Male (12)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Textual, linguistic, philological, and literary study of languages and literatures of Asia
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Seattle, WA  98195
United States
Contact Michael Shapiro
Phone: 206-543-2100