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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Languages and Cultures of Asia

Madison, WI

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Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Department of Languages and Cultures of Asia is located in Madison, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Languages and literatures
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Religions of Asia
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Civilizations and cultures
Master of Arts (MA) Languages and cultures of Asia

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 14
Doctoral Degrees 3

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 1 Foreign Language
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

44
Applied
28
Accepted
64%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline October 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.25, master's degree

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 30
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

67
Total Graduate Students
14%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
85%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.49%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 11.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (67%)
Female (32%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 9
Male (12)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Literature, folklore, religion
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI  53706-1380
United States
Contact Dr. Ellen Rafferty
Phone: 608-262-1234

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