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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of East Asian Languages and Literature

Madison, WI

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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Department of East Asian Languages and Literature is located in Madison, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Japanese linguistics
Master of Arts (MA) Chinese literature
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Chinese literature
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Japanese linguistics
Master of Arts (MA) Japanese literature
Master of Arts (MA) Chinese thought
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Chinese thought
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Japanese literature

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Seminars, written exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Seminars, preliminary exams, oral exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

64
Applied
56
Accepted
11
Enrolled
88%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements BA or equivalent in major field
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements MA or equivalent in major field

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

40
Total Graduate Students
72%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 27%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 0
Male (8)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Modern and historical linguistics, literature, literary and cultural history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
48,000

Location & Contact

Address 500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI  53706-1380
United States
Contact Naomi McGloin
Phone: 608-262-1234

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