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St. John's University

Institute of Asian Studies

Queens, NY

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Overview

St. John's University / Institute of Asian Studies is located in Queens, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Chinese studies
Master of Arts (MA) East Asian studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
33 major credits including two required courses
Other Advanced Degrees 1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
18 major credits including two required courses

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

16
Applied
11
Accepted
6
Enrolled
69%

Applying

70
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 November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, transcripts, resume, personal statement

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

10
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
80%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian Not Reported
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 20%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 1
Part-time - 7
Male (4)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: East Asian philosophy and religions; government and politics of East Asia; business and economy of East Asia; legal systems and trade relations of East Asian countries; Chinese, Japanese, and Korean languages and civilization
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY  11439
United States
Contact Dr. Bernadette Li
Director
Email: lib@stjohns.edu
Phone: 718-990-1657