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University of Pittsburgh

Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures

Pittsburgh, PA

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Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Chinese
Master of Arts (MA) Japanese

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4

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 Required
Oral comprehensive exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

13
Applied
4
Accepted
3
Enrolled
31%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 2 years of college-level Chinese or Japanese, minimum QPA of 3.0, writing sample in English

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$23,140
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

4
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 50%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (0%)
Female (100%)

Faculty

29
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 11
Male (7)
Female (22)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Chinese literature, film, and poetry; Japanese literature, film, and theater; Chinese society and culture; East Asian foreign policy, security studies, and economic history; Japanese performing arts and fine arts translation studies; cultural studies; intellectual history; language and linguistics; second language acquisition; Japanese government; Japanese and Chinese history; ethnomusicology; religious studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4200 5th Avenue
2714 Cathedral of Learning
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. Hiroshi Nara
Chair
Email: hnara@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-5579
Fax: 412-624-3458

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