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Students
Small town
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Overview

Cornell University / Field of Near Eastern Studies is located in Ithaca, NY, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ancient Near Eastern studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Hebrew and Judaic studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biblical studies
Master of Arts (MA) Arabic and Islamic studies
Master of Arts (MA) Hebrew and Judaic studies
Master of Arts (MA) Biblical studies
Master of Arts (MA) Ancient Near Eastern studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Arabic and Islamic studies

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

38
Applied
3
Accepted
2
Enrolled
8%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 2 years of 1 Near Eastern language, 3 letters of recommendation, writing sample
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 2 years of 1 Near Eastern language, 3 letters of recommendation, writing sample
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 77

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

8
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 87%
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 (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time (23)
Part-time (0)
Male (17)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Ancient Near East (including archeology), Hebrew and Judaic studies (including Bible), early Christianity, Arabic and Islamic studies, modern Middle East
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 144 East Avenue
Ithaca, NY  14853
United States
Contact Director of Graduate Studies
Phone: 607-255-1329
Fax: 607-255-6450