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Department of Religion

Overview

Syracuse University / Department of Religion is located in Syracuse, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts (MA)

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

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

Admissions

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 10th January 10th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Transcripts from all previous institutions; three letters of recommendation; personal statement of not more than 1000 words, including choice of concentration and religious culture to study at SU
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Transcripts from all previous institutions; three letters of recommendation; personal statement of not more than 1000 words, including choice of concentration and religious culture to study at SU
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 10
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Research

Focus of faculty research: Modern theology, religion and aesthetics, gender politics in Islam, global Hinduism, research and writing in religion and society
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 501 Hall of Languages
Syracuse, NY  13207
United States
Contact Dr. Virginia Burrus
Professor/Director of Graduate Studies in Religion
Email: mvburrus@syr.edu
Phone: 315-443-3861