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Washington University in St. Louis

Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures

St. Louis, MO

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Overview

Washington University in St. Louis / Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures is located in St. Louis, MO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 4

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
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

66
Applied
24
Accepted
13
Enrolled
36%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

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

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15

Student Body

39
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 2.56%
White or Caucasian 23%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (71%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Chinese; Japanese; Chinese fiction, theater, poetry, modern literature; Japanese modern and classical fiction, translation theory
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO  63130-4899
United States
Contact Dr. Rebecca Copeland
Chair
Phone: 314-935-4448

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