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University of Michigan

Center for Japanese Studies

Ann Arbor, MI

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Overview

University of Michigan / Center for Japanese Studies is located in Ann Arbor, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (AM)
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/AM)
Master of Business Administration/Master of Arts (MBA/AM)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Optional
24 credits; 6th-term proficiency (3 years) in Japanese language; seminars with independent research/writing component

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

19
Applied
14
Accepted
7
Enrolled
74%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Academic statement of purpose; curriculum vitae; official transcripts of postsecondary education; 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 560
TOEFL IBT score: 84
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

12
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 33%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 8.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 25%

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

53
Total faculty
Full-time - 49
Part-time - 4
Male (29)
Female (24)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Japanese literature; Japanese history (premodern and modern); Japanese linguistics and language pedagogy; modern Japanese society and culture; gender and sexuality in Japan; Japanese art, art history and visual culture; Japanese film; Buddhism and religion in Japan; Japanese law; Japanese health care (medicine, nursing, psychiatry and social work)
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 500 Church Street, Suite 400
Ann Arbor, MI  48109-1106
United States
Contact Dr. Kiyoteru Tsutsui
Director
Email: umcjs@umich.edu
Phone: 734-764-6307
Fax: 734-936-2948